Pritzker defeats Rauner in Illinois Governor's race

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CHICAGO (CBS)– Democratic challenger for governor J.B. Pritzker has defeated Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner.

The race between Rauner and Pritzker was one of the most expensive governor’s races in U.S. history, with the candidates spending more than $259 million combined as of late last week.

Since the start of 2017, Pritzker has spent about $171 million on the campaign, largely from his own personal finances. Rauner has spent $71.5 million of his own money on the race.Democratic challenger for governor J.B. Pritzker has defeated Republican incumbent Bruce Rauner.