Faculty Member Comments on Election

csmlogo_179x46From: The Christian Science Monitor (Boston, MA) –

The same fiscal problems that have ushered in Republican executives across the Midwest could turn one of the region’s last blue governorship red. Illinois held its primary Tuesday, and Bruce Rauner, a private equity manager from the Chicago suburbs, won the Republican nomination… “Republicans would love the narrative of having Lincoln’s state two years from now,” says Andy Civettini, a political scientist at Knox College… Democrats are not enthused by [incumbent Democratic Governor Pat] Quinn. The party division works to Rauner’s favor, Civettini says… Read more…