Governor: March 19th Special Election for Jackson's Seat
Quinn needs approval to do so because it's outside a 115-day window set by election law. Quinn says that'll save taxpayer money. Jackson resigned last week citing his health problems and acknowledging that he's under federal investigation, reportedly for misuse of campaign funds. Jackson first won office in 1995, so his resignation creates a rare opening.
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