Kristen McQueary [Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member]: ... I think Paul Vallas will put Rahm in a run-off for sure.
Berkowitz: So, you said Gov. Rauner doesn’t even get 90% of the Ives’ Republican Primary voters to vote for him. Say... 20% of those 340,000 voters stay home... I mean, possibly… 60, 000... Republicans stay home in November.
Kristen McQueary [Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member]: If the election were held today, Gov. elect Pritzker is who we would be discussing…
Berkowitz: State Reps. Skillicorn (R-Dundee) and Ives (R-Wheaton)-- and other Republicans say that Rauner really wasn’t trying to block the tax increase.
McQueary: I think that’s true...
Tonight's Chicago Metro suburban edition of Public Affairs features Kristen McQueary, Chicago Tribune Editorial Board Member and weekly opinion columnist, discussing with show host Jeff Berkowitz the 2018 IL gubernatorial general election and the 2019 Chicago Mayoral election.
The show airs tonight at 8:30 pm on Cable Ch. 19 or 35 (Comcast or AT&T), as set out below:
Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette and on
Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt. Prospect, Northbrook, Park Ridge, Prospect Heights, Schaumburg, Skokie, Streamwood and Wheeling.
For a partial transcript and a summary of show topics, please visit here
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Tags: 2018 IL Governor's race, 2019 Chicago Mayor's race, Chicago teachers voting block, CPS, CTU, Dorothy Brown, Gary McCarthy, Gov., Gov. Rauner, HB 40, IL income tax increase, IL Medicaid reform, IL pension reform, IL progressive income tax, IL taxpayer funded abortions, IL workers' comp. reform, Ja'Mal Green, JB Pritzker, Jeff Berkowitz, Lori Lightfight, Neal Sales-Griffin, Paul Vallas, Public Affairs, Rahm Emanuel, Rauner, Rep, Rep. Jeanne Ives, Skillicorn, Troy LaRaviere, Willie Wilson