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Biss announces run for Illinois governor

State Journal Register

Monday, March 20, 2017  |  Article  |  Staff Report

Candidates--Statewide (12) Biss, Daniel--State Senate, 9

State Sen. Daniel Biss, D-Evanston, announced Monday he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor.

Biss made the announcement in a Facebook Live video.

Other declared candidates for the Democratic nomination are Chicago businessman Chris Kennedy, Chicago alderman Ameya Pawar, Madison County Regional Superintendent of Schools Bob Daiber and business owner Alex Paterakis. Chicago entrepreneur and investor J.B. Pritzker formed an exploratory committee for a run for governor.