THE BLOG
07/12/2013 02:56 pm ET Updated Sep 10, 2013

What Do You Get When You Start Searching a Candidate's Name?

You can learn a lot about a candidate with a Google search. But you can learn a lot about what people are wondering about a candidate if you let Google autofill do the work for you. That's what we've done with this week's Buzz-Meter. Lots of people out there are wondering about Bruce Rauner's net worth (quite large, though Rauner won't say whether he's actually a billionaire) and Lisa Madigan being Michael Madigan's adopted daughter (she is), but nary a search for Dan Rutherford's talking car, Pongee. (Go ahead. Google it!) Surely Illinois voters will get a little more creative as the campaign season gets rolling. Here's what Google users are wondering about the declared and possible candidates for governor in 2014.

2013-07-02-RILogo_wLink.pngTogether, we can Reboot Illinois!