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Pension amendment fails

Rich Miller 7 November 2012 No Comment
[This article was syndicated via RSS from Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar. The views represented do not necessarily represent those of the Chicago Daily Observer.]
* For a constitutional amendment to succeed in Illinois, it has to get at least 60 percent of the votes or support from 50 percent of all the people who vote. About 5 million people voted in Illinois, so the proposed pension reform amendment failed on both fronts… Yes 2,213,269 votes 55.9% No 1,748,601 votes 44.1% 92% of precincts reporting The [...]

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