Supporters of same-sex marriage in Illinois may still be as many as a dozen votes short of the number needed for passage.
The bill has already cleared the Senate… but always faced a tougher road in the House. Speaker Mike Madigan says the bill is still 12 votes short of approval.
But supporters of the legislation think they’re closer than that… and believe that some of those who have been on the fence are now leaning toward approval of the measure.
If it clears the House, Governor Pat Quinn says he will sign it into law.