lieutenant governor en Gov. Quinn says he'll announce running mate soon <div>The only candidate running for governor who has yet to announce a running mate is incumbent Pat Quinn. The Democrat has been silent about who he wants as a lieutenant governor. But time is running out.</div><div> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 19:24:39 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 14529 at Gov. Quinn says he'll announce running mate soon Kirk Dillard chooses running mate <div>State Senator Kirk Dillard has selected a west-central Illinois lawmaker to join him on the ballot in his bid to be the state’s next Governor. &nbsp;</div><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:07:04 +0000 Jason Parrott 11363 at Kirk Dillard chooses running mate Choosing a lieutenant governor <p>For the first time, candidates for governor in Illinois will choose their second in command. They used to get stuck with whomever primary voters choose for lieutenant governor, whether the two got along or not. &nbsp;It's an opportunity for candidates to find a running mate they work well with, or perhaps someone to balance out the ticket. It's expected at least some of the six men will try to broaden their appeal by pairing up with a woman, or to someone from a different part of the state. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 00:45:15 +0000 Amanda Vinicky 11117 at Choosing a lieutenant governor