Nation | Elections

Special Election To Fill Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.'s Seat

NPR | Nov. 22, 2012 1:45 a.m. | Updated: Nov. 22, 2012 6:22 a.m.

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David Schaper

Just 15 days after voters re-elected him, Jesse Jackson Jr. said health problems were keeping him from doing his job. He also acknowledged he is under federal investigation. Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has to set a date for a special election by Monday, and the vote must be held within 115 days.

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