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Billionaire Ken Griffin pushes Illinois GOP to back his slate of candidates for 2022, with Aurora mayor potentially filling the slot for governor, sources say

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Besides Irvin, who was elected as Aurora’s first Black mayor in 2017, the tentative ticket also includes state Rep. Avery Bourne as lieutenant governor. Bourne, 29, a three-term lawmaker from Downstate Morrisonville, is widely viewed as a future star in the party.

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