Election 2018 State Senator Launches Campaign for IL Governor By The Associated Press • Mar 20, 2017 Democratic state Sen. Daniel Biss says he's running for Illinois governor in 2018. Illinois Congresswoman Decides Not to Run for Governor By Illinois Public Radio • Feb 20, 2017 Several months after first being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor of Illinois, Cheri Bustos has decided against it. Monday, the 17th district congresswoman from East Moline said she will run for re-election next year instead. 3rd Democrat Announces Run For Illinois Governor By Associated Press • Feb 13, 2017 Belleville News-Democrat A southwest Illinois school official says he plans to seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018. Robert Daiber is the Madison County regional superintendent of schools. After Announcing His Plans to Run for Governor in 2018, Chris Kennedy Details Priorities By Illinois Public Radio • Feb 13, 2017 WVIK Listen Listening... / 4:20 Illinois Public Radio's Lacy Scarmana interviews Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Chris Kennedy Chris Kennedy announced on Wednesday he will run for Illinois governor in 2018 in what's shaping up to be a crowded race for Democrats vying to take on Republican Governor Bruce Rauner. WSIU InFocus: Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar, Democratic Candidate for Illinois Governor By Jennifer Fuller • Feb 7, 2017 Facebook WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Chicago Alderman Ameya Pawar, who is running for Illinois Governor on the Democratic ticket. Chicago Democratic Alderman Announces Run for Governor By Illinois Public Radio • Jan 3, 2017 chicago47.org A Chicago alderman says he's running for Illinois governor. Ameya Pawar anounced his candidacy Tuesday. Illinois GOP Attacks Potential Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate By Illinois Public Radio • Dec 14, 2016 Chicago Tribune Illinois Republicans are already attacking a possible Democratic candidate for governor who hasn’t even announced if he’s running. Tony Arnold explains. White: "I Have No Intention Of Running" By Amanda Vinicky • Aug 22, 2016 Jesse White’s days as the Illinois Secretary of State may be coming to a close. Who's Up To The Challenge Of Challenging Rauner? The Latest Updates By Amanda Vinicky • Aug 18, 2016 Speculation continues to swirl over who Democrats will put up to challenge Gov. Bruce Rauner in two years.