Jones was able to make the ballot because no one else ran in the Republican primary.
“The attempt to co-opt a decades-old, inclusive civic empowerment campaign by a white nationalist … is deeply offensive and must not be allowed.”
“I’m running because I don’t believe men like Art Jones should be allowed to go unchallenged,” he said.
“If I really believed the Holocaust had taken place, I wouldn’t have joined the Nazi Party,” he said.
So who should you be keeping an eye out for? The Forward has narrowed it down for you.
Republican Bruce Rauner denounced Arthur Jones last week but refused to endorse his Democratic opponent or recommend a write-in candidate.
One was even asked by neo-Nazi podcast hosts to stop using the n-word.
“There is no room, as I said right immediately when he snuck on there, there is no room in our politics for a person like that.”
“To the good people of Illinois, you have two reasonable choices: write in another candidate, or vote for the Democrat,” Cruz said.
In Illinois, one Republican nominee is a former leader of the American Nazi Party; another thinks Beyonce has ties to the Illuminati.