Who Will Be The Next Illinois House Speaker?

The field of candidates is broadening after Michael Madigan suspended his campaign. But some say not to count Madigan out just yet.

Who Will Be The Next Illinois House Speaker?
The "speaker's gavel" is seen in the House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman, File / AP Photo
Who Will Be The Next Illinois House Speaker?
The "speaker's gavel" is seen in the House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol Tuesday, March 19, 2013, in Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman, File / AP Photo

Who Will Be The Next Illinois House Speaker?

The field of candidates is broadening after Michael Madigan suspended his campaign. But some say not to count Madigan out just yet.

Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan has held a tight grip on his leadership position for more than three decades. Now, several lawmakers are eyeing the job after Madigan suspended his campaign for a 19th term as speaker.

Reset breaks down how the field of candidates is shaping up and what to expect when the General Assembly convenes Wednesday for a vote.