Illinois Gov. Quinn wins Democratic primary
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn coasted to a win in the Democratic gubernatorial primary Tuesday.
Quinn declared victory after scoring 72 percent with 78 percent of the precincts counted.
Challenger Tio Hardiman, the former leader of the anti-violence group CeaseFire had 28 percent.
The primaries were notable for low turnout despite the high-stakes nature of the GOP contest for governor. Quinn was the only statewide Democratic candidate to have a challenge.
The Chicago Tribune contributed to this report.