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10/20/2014 10:36 am ET Updated Dec 20, 2014

You Should Know Who's Backing the Illinois Governor Candidates Before You Vote

The Illinois gubernatorial candidates are scrambling to convince voters to choose them in the Nov. 4 election. They're running ads, making appearances and accumulating endorsements to show Illinoisans whom they should vote for.

As part of Reboot Illinois' election coverage, we'll be aggregating endorsements for both Democratic incumbent Gov. Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner. Check back for regular updates as new endorsements roll in and become public.

Pat Quinn

1. Chicago Teachers Union

2. Associated Firefighters of Illinois

3. Citizen Action Illinois
  • The state's largest public interest organization that focuses on consumer rights, health care, the environment, equality, political accountability, fair taxes and campaign financing reform.

4. Democratic Governors Association

5. Equality Illinois

6. IL Federation of Teachers

7. Illinois Education Association

8. Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO)

9. National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter

10. Northside Democracy for America

Bruce Rauner

1. National Federation of Independent Businesses

2. Republican Governors Association

3. Illinois State Police Command Officers Association

4. Illinois Manufacturers Association

5. Taxpayers United of America

6. Illinois Chamber of Commerce

7. Republican Party of Illinois

8. Economic Empowerment Forum

9. Daily Herald

10. Shaw Media

Check out more endorsements for both candidates at Reboot Illinois.

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