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  • Steve Kim: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:45 PM
    Candidate information for Steve Kim, running for Lt. Governor

  • Paul Vallas: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:45 PM
    Candidate information for Paul Vallas, running for Lt. Governor

  • Brunell Donald-Kyei: Candidate Profile Feb 14, 2014 10:44 PM
    Candidate information for Brunell Donald-Kyei, running for Lt. Governor

  • Governor hopefuls cool to more marijuana legalization Jan 20, 2014 7:25 PM
    Illinois may have a new medical marijuana law on the books, and two other states may have approved the drug’s recreational use, but the candidates for Illinois governor this year don’t support legalizing it outright in their state.

  • Quinn’s running mate continues working in Connecticut Jan 8, 2014 5:28 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn’s running mate, Paul Vallas, will continue working in as the leader of a Connecticut school district until March 1, just days before he appears on the ballot in Illinois’ Democratic primary.

  • Quinn picks Paul Vallas as 2014 running mate Nov 8, 2013 7:24 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn has selected former Chicago schools CEO and 2002 gubernatorial candidate Paul Vallas as his running mate in 2014. The Chicago Democrat announced Vallas as his pick in an email Friday. Quinn says he’s known Vallas for 30 years and “he’s never been shy about fighting for education, reform and opportunities for working people.”

  • Candidates Grogan, Tracy to speak to Schaumburg GOP Saturday Oct 22, 2013 12:31 PM
    Republican Illinois Treasurer candidate Bob Grogan and Lt. Governor hopeful Jil Tracy are the guest speakers Saturday at the Schaumburg Township Republican Organization’s monthly breakfast meeting. The meeting begins at 8:30 a.m. at Chandler’s Chophouse, 401 N. Roselle Road, Schaumburg.

  • Sanguinetti vows to serve Wheaton while seeking state office Oct 16, 2013 3:35 PM
    Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti knows the next few months will take a toll on her personal and professional lives. But it will be worth it, the first-term Wheaton City Council member says, for a chance to make an impact in Springfield as the state’s next lieutenant governor.

  • Quinn, Democrats drum up support in suburbs Oct 13, 2013 5:23 PM
    Gov. Pat Quinn and other Democrats in both county and state government gathered in Schaumburg on Sunday to raise money and drum up support for election campaigns coming up in 2014. The event was organized by Schaumburg Area Democrats.

  • Brady looks to suburbs by picking ex-Long Grove mayor as lt. governor candidate Sep 17, 2013 11:02 PM
    State Sen. Bill Brady today named former Long Grove Mayor Maria Rodriguez as his running mate in the race for governor, bringing a suburban name to the downstate candidate's ticket. “We're aligned in our views, and I can support him completely,” Rodriguez said.

  • Rutherford, Dillard name lieutenant governor picks Sep 2, 2013 10:03 PM
    State Treasurer Dan Rutherford has chosen Chicago attorney Steve Kim as his running mate in the Illinois gubernatorial race, while state Sen. Kirk Dillard picked state Rep. Jil Tracy.

  • Lt. governor candidate to speak to Palatine Republicans Sep 1, 2013 4:35 PM
    The Palatine Township Republican Organization announced that GOP gubernatorial candidate and state Sen. Kirk Dillard of Hinsdale’s pick for lieutenant governor will speak at the regular monthly meeting of the group at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.

  • Video warning against teen dating abuse wins honor for Lake Zurich High students Feb 15, 2013 4:46 PM
    Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and executives from Verizon Wireless and the Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence honored four Lake Zurich High School students on Friday for their winning entry to the statewide "No More Teen Dating Abuse" video contest. The students each won and iPad and the school received $1,000.

  • Lt. Gov. to host education hearing in Des Plaines Nov 2, 2011 5:02 PM
    Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon’s Classrooms First Commission will hold its final public hearing of the fall Thursday, Nov. 3 at Oakton Community College’s Des Plaines campus. The hearing will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. in the college’s Main Building, Room 1604, 1600 E. Golf Road.

  • Simon sings praises of ECC Summer Bridge Program Sep 28, 2011 5:14 PM
    The nationally recognized mock trial team from Elgin Community College got two thumbs-up Wednesday from Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon, as did students from the college’s welding program. But it was a summer course that prepares recent high school graduates for college-level math and reading courses that piqued the Simon’s interest during a campus visit.

  • Lt. Gov. Simon vows to fight for MCC Jun 27, 2011 6:47 PM
    Lt. Governor Sheila Simon visits McHenry County College in Crystal Lake to discuss improving math instruction and completion rates.

  • Quinn sports ‘the' tie to inauguration Jan 11, 2011 1:00 AM
    Some people have lucky pennies, lucky rabbits' feet or even lucky socks. Gov. Pat Quinn, it seems, has a lucky tie. Quinn's purple and navy diagonally striped rep tie, worn during Monday's inauguration ceremony, has made its share of appearances throughout the election cycle.

  • Lt. governor candidates hold first debate Oct 25, 2010 10:29 PM
    There were no rhetorical knockouts and no obvious gaffs. In the first face-to-face debate between the major-party candidates for lieutenant governor, Republican Jason Plummer held his own against Democrat Sheila Simon as they sparred over everything from creationism to taxes.

  • Ballot access lawsuit doesn't stop suburban election process Feb 8, 2011 11:43 AM
    Downstate county election commissions may be telling absentee voters to hold off in light of a pending ballot access lawsuit.

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