SPRINGFIELD --- Former state Rep. Robin Kelly of
The Illinois State Board of Elections conducted lotteries today for the first and last spots on the Feb. 26 primary ballot.
Kelly won out among five candidates who submitted their petitions at the 8 a.m. opening of candidate filing at the elections board last week. In a separate lottery, management consultant Joyce Washington won the bottom spot on the Democratic ballot among five contenders who submitted candidacy petitions in the final hour before the filing deadline concluded at 5 p.m. on Monday.
The two are among 17
The first five places on the ballot went, in order, to Kelly, until recently a top aide to
Among the final filers to the office was former U.S. Rep.