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Quinn vs. Rauner: Dead heat: As Election Day looms, contest to lead Illinois grows tighter in voters' eyes

Oct 23, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

With less than two weeks until Election Day, the race for Illinois governor is a dead heat as Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made significant inroads among suburban voters, especially women, a new Chicago Tribune poll shows.

The survey found Rauner with 45 percent support and Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn with 43 percent. That's within the poll's 3.5 percentage point margin of error. Little-known Libertarian candidate Chad Grimm had 4 percent, while only 7 percent were undecided ahead ...