2014 Governor’s Race

Rauner, Quinn & the Illinois Governor Race Through the Lens of Twitter
With Election Day Here, Candidates Make One Last Push For VotesIt all comes down to this. With just hours left to win the support of voters, the two leading candidates for governor were making their final pitches to win votes Tuesday morning, greeting potential voters face-to-face.
Quinn, Rauner Head Into Home Stretch On Eve Of Election DayWith polls showing a tight race, the two major candidates for governor of Illinois launched a whirlwind day of campaigning on Monday to fire up their voters on the eve of Election Day.
Rauner, Quinn Seek To Shore Up Support Among Key VotersWith five days until the election, both Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner were playing to groups they hope will be their strength at the polls.
Mayor Votes Early, Pushes Minimum Wage HikeMayor Rahm Emanuel cast his ballot in the race for governor on Wednesday, to make a point about early voting, and what’s at stake in next week’s elections.
Quinn, Rauner Squabble Over Illinois’ Economy Governor Quinn was using a tech-savvy North Side company to make the case that he is bringing thousands of jobs to Illinois, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Rauner, Brooks Stand Together After Church Burglary, ThreatsRepublican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner came to the defense of one of his most prominent black supporters on Sunday; after Pastor Corey Brooks’ church was vandalized, and his life allegedly was threatened.
Former President Clinton Stumps For Quinn, DurbinFormer President Bill Clinton became the latest high-profile Democrat to back the re-election bids of Gov. Pat Quinn and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, saying Tuesday that the candidates focus on issues important to voters, like jobs and health care.
Obama Fires Up Democrats, Urges Early Voting For QuinnPresident Barack Obama was in Chicago on Monday, with a focus on rallying fellow Democrats to cast their ballots in the race for governor.
First Lady In Chicago To Raise Money For Quinn As Rauner Courts Women VotersShe's expected Tuesday at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Organizers say she'll encourage early voting. She appears in a Quinn television ad released Monday where she notes Quinn's efforts to boost Illinois' minimum wage.
Obama Expected To Attend Quinn Fundraiser WednesdayPresident Barack Obama’s popularity might be wavering nationally, but it’s still pretty high in Illinois, and Gov. Pat Quinn was welcoming the president’s appearance at what's expected to be a campaign fundraiser on Wednesday.
Quinn, Rauner Campaigns Step Up AttacksThe Quinn and Rauner campaigns were trading fire Tuesday as the race for governor intensifies with six weeks until Election Day.