US House Jackson Seat

February 23, 2013 - 1:30 PM
FILE - in this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo, former Illinois Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr leaves federal court in Washington after he entered a guilty plea to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. Residents in Illinois' 2nd District are preparing to vote in a special primary Feb. 26 to replace Jackson in the Chicago area district that has seen three congressmen leave office in an ethical cloud. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)