Il Secretary of State Jesse White

Government
3:13 pm
Tue August 6, 2013

IL Secretary of State Jesse White taking neutral position on race for Governor

A top Illinois Democrat says he's not choosing sides in the Governor's race, where incumbent Pat Quinn is facing a challenge from former U.S. Commerce Secretary Bill Daley. IPR’s Amanda Vinicky reports:


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State News
6:44 am
Tue August 6, 2013

Il Sec. of State discusses new traffic laws and politics

Jesse White was first elected Secretary of State in 1998, a position he's running for again in 2014. The Chicago Democrat told Illinois Public Radio's Amanda Vinicky that's what's determining his stance on the race at the top of the ballot, as Governor Pat Quinn faces primary opposition from Bill Daley. But before they talked politics, White told Vinicky about why he believes three new laws the governor signed Monday  will make the roads safer including one that builds on his graduated drivers' license program for teens.  

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