Blackburn suspends comptroller campaign

Blackburn suspends comptroller campaign

A candidate for Illinois Comptroller said he's throwing his support behind another candidate because the two share the same goals.

Democrat Duffy Blackburn announced on Wednesday that's he's suspending his campaign and supporting Sheila Simon for the office.

Blackburn said Simon and he share the goals of transparency and accountability in the comptroller's office and that Simon has the best chance to win the election and achieve those goals.

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