Rauner wins Republican nomination

Bruce Rauner will face incumbent Pat Quinn in the race to become the next governor of Illinois.

With all votes counted in the state, Rauner had 40% of all votes with more than 323,100 ballots cast in his favor.

The next-closest candidate in the Republican primary was Kirk Dillard, who had 37% - more than 301,800 votes – cast for him.

Bill Brady conceded after he had just 15% of the votes, and state treasurer Dan Rutherford had 8% of votes cast.

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