Another republican to announce run for governor

Published 07/10 2013 04:11PM

Updated 07/15 2013 02:11PM

Update: 10:05 pm, 7/14/13, Sunday
SPRINGFIELD -- A candidate who hopes to be our next governor is getting support from someone who used to hold the seat. State Senator Kirk Dillard (R) announces his bid Monday.

He's going on a statewide two-day tour. Former governor Jim Edgar will join him at his stop in Decatur Monday night. Dillard is the fourth republican to join the race.

Original: 4:11 pm, 7/10/13, Wednesday

SPRINGFIELD -- Another politician says he's running for Illinois governor. State Senator Kirk Dillard says he'll announce his bid Monday.

He's planning a two-day fly-around making stops in Chicago, Decatur, Peoria, Carbondale, Rockford and DuPage County. He's the fourth republican to join the race.

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