President Obama arrived in Chicago around 7 p.m. Sunday to attend a Gov. Patrick Quinn voting rally at Chicago State University.
It's the second time this month the President will be in town to help support Quinn. Obama attended a fundraiser for Quinn along with giving a speech on the economy at Northwestern University a few weeks ago.
Quinn is in a tight race with Republican Bruce Rauner. Latest statewide polls released Friday shows the two in a dead heat. Rauner, garnering 42.4 %, Quinn 40.7 %, according to the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
Democrats are sending in heavy hitters to bolster Quinn's campaign, with Obama in town Sunday and Monday, former President Bill Clinton here on Tuesday and Vice President Joe Biden in Chicago on Wednesday.
On the Republican side, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has been in town several times for Rauner. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is expected to be here on Wednesday.
Early voting starts Monday for the Nov. 4 election.