Quinn vs. Rauner in Illinois Governor’s Race

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The race for Illinois Governor will come down to a political veteran and a businessman turned politician.

Bruce Rauner won the GOP nomination in Tuesday’s primaries.

He won with at least 40 percent of the vote, in a race that had a very low voter turnout.

State Senator Kirk Dillard trailed him by just three percent.

Other opponents, State Senator Bill Brady and Treasurer Dan Rutherford, trailed far behind.

Rauner wasted little time in attacking his new opponent, Governor Pat Quinn.

Quinn won the Democratic nomination in a landslide against Tio Hardiman.

“(Quinn)’s chased our employers out.  He’s driven up unemployment,” said Rauner at his victory speech.  “He’s a failure.  We’re going to get him gone in November.”

Rauner is pushing term limits for lawmakers and lower taxes.

Quinn told his supporters that he’ll continue to push to raise the minimum wage to ten dollars per hour.

“I’m here to fight for working people who deserve a fair shake,” said Quinn.  “I’m here to fight for students all across Illinois to make sure they have a good public education. Not just for the elite and the well-connected.”

The general election is November 4.

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    Quinn is a follower of the current Globalist agenda pushers. Rauner has so much money , he doesn't have to listen to anyone. Does minimum wage really matter when you don't even have a job? Think about it. If Chicago continues on it,s current Rhambo agenda ,there wont be a Chicago to live in,,only to pay your taxes,camera tickets,license fees and give up your property to Cook County fees. Might as well put out your hands and take the cuffs.