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Get Shit Done Illinois Democratic Primary Election Straw Poll Results!

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About the Straw Poll:

The official Get Shit Done Illinois Democratic Primary Election Straw Poll is an online poll that opened on March 10 and closed on March 14.

All GSD members were eligible to vote.

Yes, straw polls are fun. But what's even better? Actual elections!

Early voting for the primary is underway now.

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Attorney General -- 
Kwame Raoul, 28% 
Sharon Fairley, 24% 
Nancy Rotering, 24% 
Pat Quinn, 12% 
Renato Mariotti, 8% 
Scott Drury, 4% 
Aaron Goldstein, 0% 
Jesse Ruiz, 0%

Cook County Board President -- 
Toni Preckwinkle, 96.3% 
Bob Fioretti, 3.7%

Cook County Assessor -- 
Frederick "Fritz" Kaegi, 87% 
Joseph Berrios, 13%

Cook County Clerk -- 
Karen A. Yarbrough, 100% 
Jan Kowalski Mcdonald, 0%

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner (Bradford vacancy) -- 
Cam Davis, 88% (write-in) 
Frank Avila, 4% (write-in)
Karen Bond, 4% (write-in) 
Sharon Waller, 4% (write-in)
Joe Cook, 0% (write-in)
Simon Gordon, 0% (write-in)

With 100% of the precincts reporting, the big winners are:

Governor & Lt. Governor -- 
Daniel Biss & Litesa Wallace, 85.3% 
Chris Kennedy & Ra Joy, 5.9% 
JB Pritzker & Juliana Stratton, 5.9% 
Tio Hardiman & Patricia Avery, 2.9% 
Bob Daiber & Jonathan W. Todd, 0% 
Robert Marshall & Dennis Cole, 0%

State Rep, 17th District -- 

Candance Chow, 76% 
Mary Rita Luecke, 12% 
Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz, 8% 
Alexandra Eidenberg, 4% 
Peter Dagher, 0%

Cook County Commissioner, 13th District -- 
Larry Suffredin, 81.5% 
Bushra Amiwala, 14.8% 
Daniel Foster, 3.7%

Cook County Treasurer -- 
Maria Pappas, 90% 
Peter Gariepy, 10%

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner

(6 year term) -- 
Debra Shore, 100% 
Kari K. Steele, 82.6% 
Martin J. Durkan, 78.3% 

Marcelino Garcia, 8.7%