Cross clings to narrow lead for state treasurer; Topinka edges Simon
Nov 5, 2014 6:55 AM -
With most of the vote counted, former House Republican Leader Tom Cross took a narrow lead over state Sen. Mike Frerichs in their battle for state treasurer. In other state offices, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka edged Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon for re-election, and incumbent Democrats Jesse White and Lisa Madigan easily won re-election as secretary of state and attorney general.