Biss said he’s not focused on one person — be it Madigan or Rauner — but aims to change a system that caters to the wealthy and machine politicians.
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Biss, who lives in Evanston, currently represents the 9th District in the Illinois Senate and previously served one term in the Illinois House.
The move allows Pritzker to start raising money for a potential campaign. Pritzker will contribute $200,000 to cover day-to-day operations.
Democrats eyeing a run for governor must work to energize the black vote.
‘One of the most important things about running now is to let Gov. Rauner know that unless he’s fixing things, he’s one and done,’ Chris Kennedy says.
The Democratic nominee for governor in 2018 doesn’t necessarily need to be someone of exceptional wealth who can match Bruce Rauner’s money.