Tio Hardiman http://wuis.org en Tio Hardiman Considers Write-In Campaign For Governor http://wuis.org/post/tio-hardiman-considers-write-campaign-governor <p dir="ltr" id="docs-internal-guid-fce19a07-dc93-a968-c822-beb681c1e481">Anti-violence activist <a href="http://www.hardimanforillinois.com/">Tio Hardiman</a> says he actually feels pretty good about his loss to incumbent Pat Quinn in Hardiman’s first try to become the governor of Illinois.</p><p dir="ltr">Quinn was the expected winner in the primary race Tuesday, but Hardiman says he’s proud that he was able to pull in more than 28 percent of the vote.</p><p dir="ltr">But that doesn’t mean he was comfortable with the results.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:24:11 +0000 Lauren Chooljian 21302 at http://wuis.org Tio Hardiman Considers Write-In Campaign For Governor Rauner Nabs Republican Nomination, But Not The Dominant Win Predicted http://wuis.org/post/rauner-nabs-republican-nomination-not-dominant-win-predicted <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bruce </span>Rauner<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> narrowly won the Republican primary for governor. He'll face Governor Pat Quinn, who is aiming for a second full-term. Neither of the wins were surprising, but the margins were.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Quinn was basically guaranteed Democrat's nod, after former White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley dropped out of the running in September.</span></p> Tue, 18 Mar 2014 17:28:50 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 21591 at http://wuis.org Rauner Nabs Republican Nomination, But Not The Dominant Win Predicted Hardiman Swipes Quinn For Not Debating http://wuis.org/post/hardiman-swipes-quinn-not-debating <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Democratic candidate for governor Tio Hardiman is lashing out at incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn for refusing to debate in the run-up to the March primary. Quinn isn't saying much in response.</p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A spokeswoman for the Quinn campaign previously said there would be no debates between he and </span>Hardiman<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>On Wednesday, the governor was asked why voters shouldn't be able to hear from both men face to face.</p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 00:33:13 +0000 Brian Mackey 18870 at http://wuis.org Hardiman Swipes Quinn For Not Debating Quinn Challenger Says No "Comeback" For Illinois http://wuis.org/post/quinn-challenger-says-no-comeback-illinois <p>Gov. Pat Quinn's challenger in the March primary says the Chicago Democrat's claims that ``Illinois is making a comeback'' don't add up.</p><p>Tio Hardiman is a Hillside Democrat and the former director of a Chicago anti-violence program. &nbsp;<br />He spoke following Quinn's State of the State address Wednesday in Springfield. Quinn said during the speech that Illinois has improved since he took office. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 21:36:04 +0000 Associated Press 17902 at http://wuis.org Quinn Challenger Says No "Comeback" For Illinois Listen To State Week - January 17, 2014 http://wuis.org/post/listen-state-week-january-17-2014 <p></p><p>Among this week's topics: Republican Gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner's statements on whether or not he used his clout to get his daughter into an elite school, Tio Hardiman's challenge to Governor Pat Quinn as the possible Democratic candidate for governor, and also new political endorsements from Illinois unions.</p><p></p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:16:29 +0000 Bob Meyer 17184 at http://wuis.org Listen To State Week - January 17, 2014 Primary Challenge To Gov. Quinn Can Continue http://wuis.org/post/primary-challenge-gov-quinn-can-continue <p>A Democratic challenger to incumbent Governor Pat Quinn says he received the "best news in the world" Thursday morning, he gets to remain on the ballot.&nbsp;<br />Not anyone can run for office in Illinois.&nbsp; Getting on the ballot requires turning in paperwork, including signatures of registered voters.<br />Tio Hardiman, the former director of the anti-violence group Ceasefire, says he did that.<br /><br />"We put a lot of work into this campaign. We've traveled the entire state, it's not like we just jumped up overnight and said let's run for governor," Hardiman said.</p> Fri, 17 Jan 2014 12:17:35 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 17132 at http://wuis.org Primary Challenge To Gov. Quinn Can Continue Republican Candidate For Governor Kicked Off The Ballot http://wuis.org/post/republican-candidate-governor-kicked-ballot <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Whether Governor Pat Quinn will have a primary opponent is still undecided. But there's one fewer candidate seeking the Republican nomination.</p><p></p><p>There's a way to win an election long before election day: get your opponent knocked off the ballot -- challenging their paperwork for not meeting the rules.</p><p>That helped clear the way for Barack Obama when he was trying to begin his political career in the Illinois Senate.</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 16650 at http://wuis.org Republican Candidate For Governor Kicked Off The Ballot Brady, Hardiman Win Top Ballot Spots For Primary http://wuis.org/post/brady-hardiman-win-top-ballot-spots-primary <p>Sen. Bill Brady will be the first Republican listed on next spring's primary ballot for governor.<br />Brady won a four-way lottery Wednesday to claim the coveted ballot position.<br />&nbsp;<br />The Chicago Sun-Times reports (http://tinyurl.com/ko4qusg ) that Democratic<br />incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn will be listed second on the Democratic side behind Tio<br />&nbsp;Hardiman.<br />&nbsp;<br />Brady, of Bloomington, will be followed on the March 18 ballot by Treasurer Dan<br />Rutherford of Chenoa, Hinsdale Sen. Kirk Dillard and venture<br />capitalist Bruce Rauner of Winnetka. Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:42:50 +0000 Associated Press 14825 at http://wuis.org Brady, Hardiman Win Top Ballot Spots For Primary Six Candidates File To Run For Governor http://wuis.org/post/six-candidates-file-run-governor <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Candidates looking to run in the March primary began filing their paperwork today (11/25) with the State Board of Elections. Anyone who was in line by 8 a.m. gets a chance at the top spot on the ballot. Six men who want to be Illinois' next governor made that deadline.</p><p></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 20:13:59 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 13733 at http://wuis.org Six Candidates File To Run For Governor