01/15/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Sun-Times Endorses Special Election For Obama's Senate Seat

Lt. Gov. Pat Quinn is a good man with a strong record as a reformer.

So we're not questioning his integrity when we take exception to his stated intention, should he become governor, to appoint the next U.S. senator from Illinois, rather than call for a special election.

There has never been a more important time in the State of Illinois to let the voters have their say.

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