Democrat Bob Daiber Says He’ll Carry Downstate In Run For Governor

Bob Dabier
"I believe that Illinois voters, especially south of I-80, are glad to see someone from downstate Illinois — first time in 20 years running," Bob Daiber said Tuesday on 'Morning Shift.' Daiber is one of several Democrats running for the party's nomination in the 2018 race for governor of Illinois. Jason Marck / WBEZ
Bob Dabier
"I believe that Illinois voters, especially south of I-80, are glad to see someone from downstate Illinois — first time in 20 years running," Bob Daiber said Tuesday on 'Morning Shift.' Daiber is one of several Democrats running for the party's nomination in the 2018 race for governor of Illinois. Jason Marck / WBEZ

Democrat Bob Daiber Says He’ll Carry Downstate In Run For Governor

Democratic candidate for Governor Bob Daiber hails from Madison County in downstate Illinois. As a school superintendent there, he oversees school districts that serve roughly 48,000 students. In a race that includes two billionaires and and a multimillionaire, Daiber believes his status as a regular, hardworking guy makes him uniquely suited to carry downstate Illinois and the state as a whole. Morning Shift talks to Bob Daiber about why he wants to be governor, where he stands on the issues and what type of change he would like to bring to state government.