Republican State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, thinks he knows why he lost his campaign to be Illinois Governor. Brady has kept a fairly low profile since he conceded the gubernatorial race to Democratic Governor Pat Quinn earlier this month.
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and his former Republican opponent looked to bury the hatchet of a nasty election campaign Tuesday. They met for lunch at Manny's Deli in the South Loop.Gov. Quinn picked up the tab for the corned beef sandwiches he and Republican State Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, ate.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady is conceding the Illinois governor's race to incumbent Democrat Pat Quinn, who now goes on to serve his first full term as the state's top executive. "I congratulated him on his victory, as he deserved," Brady said.
Illinois Democratic Governor Pat Quinn said he believes he's won the gubernatorial race. Republican state Senator Bill Brady earlier told supporters that the governor's race will not be decided tonight.
Gubernatorial candidates in Illinois are hoping some national political figures can boost their campaigns. Republican governors from three southern states are stumping for State Sen. Bill Brady Wednesday. Alan Gitelson teaches political science at Loyola University.