"She's had an incredibly successful tenure. So she leaves a big void," he said. "I'm calling everybody that I know in the party."
Candidates scramble in unexpected open attorney general race →
Raoul, an attorney, tells The Associated Press Wednesday that Madigan's departure leaves a big void, but he has the experience and ability to continue her "great work."
State Sen Raoul to run for Illinois attorney general in 2018 →