Brady, Hardiman Win Top Ballot Spots For Primary

Dec 11, 2013

Sen. Bill Brady will be the first Republican listed on next spring's primary ballot for governor.
Brady won a four-way lottery Wednesday to claim the coveted ballot position.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports ( ) that Democratic
incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn will be listed second on the Democratic side behind Tio
Brady, of Bloomington, will be followed on the March 18 ballot by Treasurer Dan
Rutherford of Chenoa, Hinsdale Sen. Kirk Dillard and venture
capitalist Bruce Rauner of Winnetka.
Republican Peter Edward Jones will be listed fifth by virtue of filing last.
The Sun-Times reports his petitions are being challenged.
Quinn and Hardiman are challenging each other's petitions. Hardiman is the
former head of the non-profit group CeaseFire.