- Associated Press - Saturday, October 11, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) - Pat Quinn, Democrat and incumbent Illinois governor seeking re-election

Age: 65

Education: Bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, law degree from Northwestern University

Family: Divorced. Father of two sons, Patrick and David

Pets: Dog Rosie

Which Illinois governor do you most admire? John Altgeld and Henry Horner

What is your favorite book? The Bible, and “The Gift of Peace” by Cardinal Joseph Bernardin

What’s your favorite dessert? “Mint chocolate chip ice cream”

What would you accomplish in your first 100 days in office? “If I’m fortunate to serve another term in office, I plan to raise the minimum wage, stabilize the budget and make a major investment in the classroom.”


Source: Associated Press candidate questionnaire, AP reporting.

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