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Governor Quinn announces running mate

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Illinois Governor Pat Quinn has announced his running mate for the 2014 election.

Paul Vallas will be the Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor next year. He has spent the last two years as superintendent of the Bridgeport, Connecticut public school district and worked as the Superintendent of the Recovery School District in New Orleans prior to that.

Vallas has experience with tackling budget deficits and helped rebuild the district in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. In addition to those roles, he served six years as the CEO of Chicago Public Schools and oversaw the School District of Philadelphia.

 

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