With nearly two-thirds of the votes counted in the City of Chicago, Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis is far ahead of her Republican challenger, Circuit Court Judge James G. Riley, 83.52% to 16.48%.
Outside of Cook County, the margin isn't as huge, but it's still quite comfortable. With just over 70% of the votes tallied, Theis leads Riley 64.38% to 35.62%.
Wait -- there wasn't a phone call to Messrs. Madigan and Cullerton after all? - Yesterday, I went off on a speculative binge. I imagined what Bruce Rauner might have said to Messrs. Madigan and Cullerton when he supposedly called them ...
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