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Rauner Wins Big in Lake County Straw Poll



    Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner receieved a big shot in the arm this weekend. 

    The businessman won 67% of the vote at a Lake County Republican Central Committee's straw poll on Saturday. 

    Rauner received 250 votes compared with just 59 for second place finisher Senator Kirk Dillard.