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Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Seeing red: How Bruce Rauner won Illinois

Brenden Moore

November 9, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Focus

  Governor-elect Bruce Rauner (R-Winnetka) called for bipartisan solutions to the state’s problems as he declared victory last week in the state’s gubernatorial contest against incumbent Pat Quinn (D-Chicago). Read More »...

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Gov. Pat Quinn concedes day after Nov. 4 election

Summer Concepcion

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Metro, News

Gov. Pat Quinn conceded Wednesday, Nov. 5, to Republican challenger Bruce Rauner. Quinn spoke to reporters at a press conference in the Thompson Center at 3:30 p.m. Read More »...

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Quinn says will not concede until all ballots counted

Brenden Moore and Amanda Crane

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

Governor Pat Quinn could not overcome a national Republican tidal wave as all major news organizations have declared his challenger, Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, winner of the governor’s race, making Rauner the first member of the GOP to hold the office in nearly 12 years. As of 12:30 a....

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Rauner claims victory in Illinois governor race

Grant Myatt and Molly Shiroishi

November 5, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

Republicans pulled away with the win in Illinois today when Republican Bruce Rauner defeated Democrat Gov. Pat Quinn in the dead heat gubernatorial election. Rauner is the first Republican to be elected governor since 1998 in the strongly blue state and home of President Barack Obama. “We are go...

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

Photos: Election 2014 around DePaul and Chicago

DePaulia Staff

November 4, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, Metro, News

[slideshow_deploy id='5233'] Above: A collection of photos from Election Day 2014, Nov. 4, around DePaul's campus and throughout Chicago.

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

LIVE BLOG: Election 2014

DePaulia Staff

November 4, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Multimedia, News

// Update from Rauner Headquarters 9:38 p.m. Energy was high at the Rauner election party at the Hilton in the South Loop, but the room was stale with a cash bar, no food and a mix of music from “Celebration” to “Brown Eyed Girl.” As votes slowly trickle in, supporters seem to have a positi...

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Gov. Pat Quinn visits DePaul, announces final ICCAP grant

Grant Myatt

October 28, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

  Gov. Pat Quinn visited DePaul's Loop Campus Tuesday morning to announce the final installment of the ICCAP grant for the university. Read More »...

DePaul professors predict close Illinois governor’s race

DePaul professors predict close Illinois governor’s race

Summer Concepcion

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, News

A number of DePaul professors are unsure of who is going to win the Illinois governor’s race Nov. 4. With just a week left before the midterm election, professors cannot fully put their cards down on Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn or Republican challenger Bruce Rauner, a venture capitalist who...

Video: Who will be the next governor of Illinois?

Video: Who will be the next governor of Illinois?

Andrew Morrell and Summer Concepcion

October 26, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Election 2014, Multimedia, News

We interviewed professors and students to find out how one of the nation's biggest elections will shake out on November 4. View Summer Concepcion's companion article to this video here....

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spend record amounts on ads

Pat Quinn, Bruce Rauner spend record amounts on ads

Grant Myatt

October 26, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, News

With just about one week until Election Day, primetime TV is still packed with election ads hoping to make one last impression on voters before the big day. Read More »...

Analysis: Illinois governor’s race a dead heat two weeks from election

Analysis: Illinois governor’s race a dead heat two weeks from election

Brenden Moore

October 19, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Metro, News

Gov. Quinn spoke to DePaul students, staff, faculty, and other constituents at the DePaul Center last Monday. It was his second trip to DePaul in a two week period. Read More »...

Illinois gubernatorial debate: Quinn, Rauner square off on minimum wage, education

Illinois gubernatorial debate: Quinn, Rauner square off on minimum wage, education

Courtney Jacquin

October 14, 2014


Filed under Election 2014, Multimedia, News

Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican candidate Bruce Rauner squared off again Tuesday night in the second gubernatorial debate, opposing each other on everything from education funding to increasing the minimum wage. The debate, hosted by the Chicago Urban League, was intended to focus on issues plaguing African American commun...

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