State Representative Scott Drury

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The Illinois State Board of Elections voted to allow Scott Drury, a Democratic candidate for Attorney General, to remain on the ballot.

Drury is a state representative and that's where confusion arose. 

Pritzker Chooses Stratton as His 2018 Running Mate

Aug 10, 2017
Illinois Public Radio

J.B. Pritzker announced his running mate today as he pursues the Democratic nomination for Illinois governor.

Pritzker’s pick for lieutenant governor is State Representative Juliana Stratton of Chicago.

Pritzker and other Democrats have been focusing a lot on issues affecting African-American voters.

At a rally in Chicago - Stratton - who’s black - said her community has been on the wrong side of the criminal justice system for too long.

STRATTON: We have been ignored and suffered decades of disinvestment.

The future of fantasy sports betting in Illinois hinges on legislation that’s passed a House committee.   It would regulate sites like DraftKings and FanDuel.  The measure would ban company employees and anyone under 21 from playing the online games and give oversight to the Illinois Gaming Board. But Representative

Scott Drury, a Democrat from Highwood, said he doesn't think the proposal can stop youth from participating. He also complained he needed more time to ask questions about the legislation before voting on it.