In an area of Southern Illinois near St. Louis, the biggest issue in this year’s governor’s race was the fate of a state-run facility for people with developmental disabilities.
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn wanted to close the place—called the Murray Developmental Center. Republican challenger Bruce Rauner vowed to keep it open.
A Rauner spokesman says the governor-elect will keep that promise. But advocates for closing Murray say they aren’t concerned.
"Well you know, there are other institutions."