Illinois governor

Election 2014
5:26 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

Quinn, Rauner To Debate For Second Time

Republican candidate Bruce Rauner (left) and Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn (right).
Credit twitter.com/BruceRauner; twitter.com/QuinnforIL

Illinois' gubernatorial candidates will debate for the second time tonight in Chicago.

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Attorney General cites father in decision
5:26 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Lisa Madigan Will Not Run For Governor

Credit lisamadigan.org

Lisa Madigan will NOT run for Illinois governor next year. The state’s Attorney General announced today she has been considering a run for governor for months, but decided to stick with her current job.

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Jim Thompson on law and legislators
2:16 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Former Governor Honored By NIU Law School

Scoreboard shot of former Governor Jim Thompson receiving his honorary degree from NIU's law school Saturday, May 25th.
Credit Susan Stephens / WNIJ

Former Illinois Governor Jim Thompson never attended Northern Illinois University…but this weekend, his connections to the law school earned him an honorary doctorate.

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Illinoisans at the conventions
10:18 am
Tue August 28, 2012

A Future Election Gets Attention During The Storm Hiatus

Illinois delegates to the Republican National Convention in Florida will finally get down to party business today.

When the GOP canceled most activities Monday due to Tropical Storm Isaac, delegates and politicos had plenty of time for speculation about another election … the election for Illinois governor in 2014.

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