Illinois primary

Older Voters Help Romney Roll Up a Big Win in Illinois

Posted on 03/21/2012 by |Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsMitt Romney handily won the yesterday’s GOP presidential primary in Illinois, and older voters — as they have in so many of the contests so far — went with the winner. Romney was widely expected to win Illinois, as it lacks the strong evangelical Christian base that’s favored Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich in other states. And it was Romney’s first virtually one-on-one match-up with Santorum, who has cast himself as the true conservative alternative to the well-funded Romney. Illinois’s …