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Rauner, Quinn win governor nominations

Oberweis, Cross and Kinzinger win races

Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 11:49 a.m. CST • Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 2:34 p.m. CST

Bruce Rauner won the Republican nomination for Illinois governor in Tuesday's primary election, defeating three other Republican candidates, while Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn won his party's nomination. They will square off for the post in November's general election.

Rauner received 323,124 votes. Kirk Dillard collected 301,869, Bill Brady 122,303 and current Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford 61,113 in the Republican race. Quinn received 313,503 votes compared to challenger Tio Hardiman with 122,646 votes on the Democratic ballot.

James D. "Jim" Oberweis won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, collecting 416,905 votes compared to Douglas Truax, who had 326,754 votes. Oberweis will face Democratic incumbent Richard Durbin in November.

Tom Cross won the Republican nomination for Illinois treasurer with 392,183 votes compared to Bob Grogan with 291,530. He will face Democrat Michael Frerichs in the general election in November.

Republican incumbent Adam Kinzinger beat his opponent, David Hale Jr. for his party's nomination in the 16th Congressional District. Kinzinger collected 56,545 votes compared to Hale's 15,540. Kinzinger will face Democrat Randall Olson in the general election.

No statewide results were available as of press time in the State Central Committeeman 16th Congressional District race on the Democratic side between John Nelson and Dave Neal.

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