Illinois Republicans Campaign Against Nazi Running in Party’s Primary Race

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The Illinois Republican Party has launched a major campaign to try and convince voters not to back a neo-Nazi to represent the party in an upcoming district election.

Holocaust denier and former member of the American Nazi Party, Arthur Jones, is vying for the Republican nomination in the Illinois 3rd congressional district primary election on March 17.

The Illinois GOP suffered huge embarrassment in 2018 when Jones was the only Republican candidate to stand on the primary ballot, having secured enough signatures to represent the party and catching it off guard with no alternative contender in the heavily Democratic district.

Jones went on to receive nearly 60,000 votes in the district general election, losing to Democratic incumbent Rep. Daniel Lipinski, first elected in 2004, who secured over 160,000 votes.

Full article at: Newsweek

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