Pat Quinn

Cook County Chief Judge Timothy Evans (left) will swear in Jerry Stermer (right) as Illinois State Comptroller, succeeding the late Judy Baar Topinka. Stermer has been serving as Gov. Pat Quinn’s chief of staff. (Credit: CBS)

Gov. Quinn Names Comptroller to Replace Topinka

Outgoing Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn tapped a member of his inner circle Friday to temporarily replace late Republican Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

12/19/2014

Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leaves a campaign event on September 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

GOP: Rauner Should Appoint Next Comptroller

Republican legislative leaders say the only way to name a four-year replacement for late Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is through an appointment by Republican Governor-elect Bruce Rauner.

12/18/2014

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Illinois Promoting Safe Routes To School

Mascoutah and Freeburg in St. Clair County getting federal $$$ for new sidewalks

11/29/2014

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Edwardsville To Get Route 66 Charging Station

Gov. Quinn’s office says electric cars will be able to “power up” along 300 mile stretch of Mother Road

11/28/2014

WINNETKA, IL - MARCH 18: Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Bruce Rauner talks with reporters after voting in the Illinois primary election on March 18, 2014 in Winnetka, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Illinoisans Elect New Governor

Republican Bruce Rauner tops Democrat Pat Quinn

11/04/2014

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Pollsters: Race for Illinois Governor ‘Too Close to Call’

The major candidates for governor can agree on one thing: This election will be close.

11/04/2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie introduces Republican candidate for Illinois governor Bruce Rauner at a November 2, 2014 rally in Bethalto, Illinios (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Chris Christie Campaigns for Bruce Rauner

New Jersey governor lends support to GOP gubernatorial candidate in Metro-East.

11/02/2014

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Battle for Illinois Governor Reaches Presidential Proportions

The race for Illinois governor is getting attention from the highest office in the land.

10/20/2014

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Early Voting Kicks Off Today in Illinois

For the first time, you won’t have to show photo identification to vote early, and early voting hours will also be extended in most counties.

10/20/2014

Illinois gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner leaves a campaign event on September 23, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.   (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Downstate Ill. Newspapers Endorse Rauner For Governor

Belleville News Democrat editorial among those suggesting vote for Republican

10/19/2014

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