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Billionaire and front-runner candidate for governor JB Pritzker (left), is closely followed by Chris Kennedy (middle) and State Senator Daniel Biss (right). Personal attacks have been a big part of the race.

Candidates for Governor still slinging mud

With primary elections nearing, candidates ratchet up the attacks
Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor March 5, 2018

As the clock winds down on the gubernatorial primary, the candidates came out swinging on Thursday at the University of Chicago. The Democratic gubernatorial forum was sponsored by WBEZ, Politico and the...

On Tuesday, Alderman Ameya Pawar announced Cairo Mayor Tyrone Coleman as his running mate for Illinois' gubernatorial election. (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy August 17, 2017

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home...

Gov. Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner debate in Peoria a few weeks ago. Experts have deemed this race too close to call. Over the past few weeks, every poll has shown a statistical tie. (Seth Perlman | AP)

DePaul professors predict close Illinois governor’s race

Summer Concepcion October 26, 2014

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...

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