Raju leading Morrison in tight Cook County Board District 15 primary

Updated 3/21/2018 12:26 AM

Just 33 votes separate Ravi Raju and Kevin B. Morrison in the Democratic primary for the Cook County Board's District 15 seat, leaving the race without a clear winner early Wednesday morning.

With all precincts reporting, Raju, of South Barrington, had 11,573 votes, or 50.1 percent, and Morrison, of Elk Grove Village, had 11,540 votes. It's unclear whether provisional or absentee ballots were counted.


Raju works in health care administration, according to his website.

Morrison is a Conant High School and DePaul University graduate who has worked on campaigns for U.S. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi and Hillary Clinton.

The winner will face three-term Republican incumbent Tim Schneider in the general election. Schneider is the chairman of the Illinois Republican Party.

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