Pete Buttigeig Sanders, Bloomberg, 'Undecided' Lead Illinois Primary Poll By Brian Mackey • Feb 20, 2020 PBS Newshour With less than a month until Illinois’ primary election, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is leading in a new poll of Illinois voters. But the field is still quite divided. Dems Vow Down-Ballot Effort, Red-State Reach By Brian Mackey • Aug 16, 2018 Brian Mackey / NPR Illinois Thousands of Illinois Democrats met Thursday in Springfield for the party’s annual state fair brunch. Candidates repeated familiar attacks on Republicans. But some say they need to do more.