The four Republicans running for governor were in the south suburbs Thursday, trying put some distance between each other in a race with no clear front-runner.
Gov. Pat Quinn has socked away $2.9 million for his 2014 re-election campaign — more than all four of his potential Republican rivals combined.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady on Tuesday selected Maria Rodriguez as his running mate.
Anxious to clear a path back to the governor’s office, some of the Illinois Republican party’s deepest-pocketed donors are abandoning candidates they previously supported with five- and six-figure donations and directing their money to the only political newcomer in the race — venture capitalist Bruce Rauner.
The Governor said there was no reason for lawmakers to go to court to reverse him. They could do it themselves.
There was more to this 4th of July than celebrating the country’s independence. For candidates looking ahead to the governor’s race next year, it also was a chance to get out and meet voters.
Bloomington State Senator Bill Brady, who lost to Democrat Pat Quinn in the 2010 election, is all but declaring his candidacy for 2014, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Former GOP gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady is refusing to accept an apology from a fellow state senator over inflammatory comments made during the campaign.
Gov. Pat Quinn made good on a promise Tuesday to take his former opponent – Republican Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady – out to lunch.
Former Illinois Governor says the GOP has to understand that to win in Illinois, its candidates have to be moderate.
Republican Bill Brady conceded the gubernatorial race to Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn on Friday.
Two Republicans with knowledge of state Sen. Bill Brady’s campaign plans say he will concede the extremely close race for Illinois governor to Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn.
The Associated Press says the race for governor is over, but Republican candidate Bill Brady says it’s not.
Illinois Senate Democrats bowed to Republican pressure and are not yet calling for a vote on Gov. Pat Quinn’s plan to borrow money to pay pensions.
Gov. Pat Quinn said Thursday “the results are pretty clear” in his race for reelection.
He says every single last vote needs to be counted first.
All the precincts are in, and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn remains nearly 20,000 votes ahead of Republican challenger Bill Brady.
The ballots have been cast, but Illinois residents are still no closer to a clear winner in the race for governor.
The race for Illinois governor is coming down to the wire, with Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn holding a razor-thin lead over Illinois State Sen. Bill Brady early Wednesday morning.
Early election results show Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn leading Republican Bill Brady in the race for Illinois governor.