Governor's race big draw to polls

Published 03/18 2014 05:51PM

Updated 10/23 2014 05:39PM

ILLINOIS -- One of the biggest races on the radar is the race for governor. Four candidates are vying for the Republican nomination and two for the Democratic.

Governor Pat Quinn is seeking his second full term in office. On the Democratic primary ticket, he's being challenged by little-known Tio Hardiman.

Hardiman is the former head of a Chicago anti-violence group who was dismissed after being arrested for domestic violence battery. That charge was later dropped.

Quinn became governor in 2009 when Rod Blagojevich was impeached and removed from office. He was narrowly elected to a full term in 2010.

Christie Nicks has more from Chicago on the race.

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