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Presidential primaries taking place in Missouri, Illinois March 15

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ST. LOUIS ( – Missouri and Illinois will pay a key part in the deciding who will run for president in 2016.  

The presidential race is getting more intense daily with Republican Donald trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton leading their respective parties in the national polls.

The presidential primary in Missouri and Illinois is set for March 15.

Even though some candidates, including Jeb Bush, have dropped out of the race they will still appear on the ballots because they were finalized weeks ago.

Following the March 15 primaries, the candidates who will represent the two major parties in the general election will be known.

Webster University Professor William Hall said the personalities in the 2016 election have created a lot of excitement.

While registration to vote in the primary is closed, there is still time to register for the general election. 

Click here to register in Illinois. 

Click here to register in Missouri. 

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