Normally sleepy court races are increasingly becoming high-stakes
The Associated Press
Posted: Sep 30, 2022
Surrounded by states with abortion bans that took effect after Roe v. Wade fell, Illinois is one of the few places where the procedure remains legal in the Midwest — but abortion rights supporters are worried that might not last.
Their concern is shared in at least a half-dozen states, and this year, it's not just about state legislatures. In Illinois, Democrats hold a supermajority, and the governor, a Democrat, is expected to win re-election.