Republican Hedge Fund Manager Bruce Rauner Jumps Into Governor's Race
Published on June 5 2013 8:41 pm
Written by Wayne Moran
"Shake up Springfield" reads the website on which wealthy Republican hedge fund manager Bruce Rauner announced his run for governor.
In a website video, Rauner rails against state government, saying it's broken and corrupt, and blames the government for a poor state economy. Rauner did not lay out specifics about changes he'd propose. Rauner joins State Treasurer Dan Rutherford as a declared candidate for the GOP primary.
State senator Kirk Dillard is expected to announce soon, and state Senator Bill Brady has also hinted about a run.