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Treasurer race: Tom Cross expects victory, Mike Frerichs not conceding

Nov 06, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

Nov. 06--Election officials continued counting ballots Wednesday in the closely contested Illinois state treasurer race, as Republican Tom Cross' campaign stopped just short of claiming victory against Democrat Mike Frerichs.

In a statement to supporters, Cross wrote that he believes a 22,000-vote statewide lead he had according to unofficial totals "will hold."

"In the event that our opponent seeks to pursue a recount, we are assembling a top-notch team of experts and lawyers who ar...