Monday, July 13, 2009

Governor job and Senate position are up for grabs

With Roland Burris' announcement to not seek a full Senate term and Lisa Madigan wanting to stay put in the Attorney General position, the Senate and Governor's jobs are the
top two up for grabs.

But UIS political science professor Chris Mooney says the two are very different jobs, and he thinks the Senate seat is more "winnable" because current Governor Pat Quinn is a stronger candidate than Roland Burris.

The topic was featured in a news story for WJBD Radio.

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