Hey (future) governor! Here’s what you should talk about!

Hey (future) governor! Here’s what you should talk about!

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Editor’s note: WBEZ’s Tony Arnold and Alex Keefe would still LOVE to have your politics-related questions (and others), but their focused campaign to solicit questions about the 2014 race for Illinois governor has ended. What came of it? Many great questions about the political process, the state’s future governor and much more! Tony and Alex will be taking on several of those questions, but they also placed three into a Curious City voting round, to let people like you decide which should be the highest priority.

Illinois voters head to the polls March 18 to select their party’s candidate for Illinois governor.

How’s this involve you? WBEZ’s Curious City is looking for the questions you feel are important but the candidates for governor may not be talking about. We suspect some issues will get a lot of coverage: tax policy, pensions, guns and same-sex marriage. But what more do you want to know? The candidates’ positions on Illinois’ nuclear power industry? Animal rights? Or, maybe you’ve always wondered what goes on inside a campaign.

Write your question about Illinois’ 2014 governor’s race right now, and — if you’re using a PC or Mac — it helps to select the category “Race for Illinois governor.” Here’s what to look for at the top of the page:

WBEZ’s political reporters Alex Keefe and Tony Arnold will pore over the questions, looking out for ones that can broaden — and maybe even shake up — this election.

If you have to sort out who’s running in the March 18 primary, the Illinois State Board of Elections keeps an updated list of candidates.

Tony Arnold covers Illinois politics for WBEZ. Follow him on Twitter. Alex Keefe is a political reporter at WBEZ. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+.