The Illinois GOP is now formally objecting to ad campaigns funded by unions and the Democratic Governors Association purporting to be “Republican” that are in fact intended to keep Bruce Rauner out of the general election.

The GOP central committee voted unanimously to fight back by highlighting the outside money pouring into the election, calling on the Democratic Governors Association to stay out of the primary, and aggressively protecting the use of the word “Republican” and Republican trademarks.

via GOP Primary: Illinois Republican Party issues Cease and Desist Demand to Phony “Republican” Group — Illinois Republican Party.