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Bruce Rauner Wins Illinois Governor's Race

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner answers questions during th
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2014 file photo, Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner answers questions during the Metropolitan Planning Council's Annual Luncheon in Chicago. Rauner is in the midst in one of the most competitive governor's races nationwide against sitting Gov. Pat Quinn. Rauner’s rollout out of a 26-page education reform blueprint includes two controversial elements focusing on the teaching workforce _ tying merit pay to how students do on tests and reforming tenure to make it easier to fire bad teachers. It has been met with opposition by teachers and the Quinn campaign. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green, File)

Republican Bruce Rauner defeated incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn in the Illinois governor's race.

The Associated Press and NBC Chicago called the race for Rauner shortly before 10:30 p.m. local time, though a Quinn spokesman told reporters the governor would not immediately because "every single vote has to be counted."

Rauner won his party's primary election in March alongside Republican lieutenant governor candidate Evelyn Sanguinetti.

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