Illinois Races: Ed Scanlan Running for Governor | NBC Chicago

Illinois Races: Ed Scanlan Running for Governor

60-year-old lawyer looking to replace Quinn in tough gubernatorial race


    Ed Scanlan is running for Illinois Governor along with other three democratic candidates.

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    Ed Scanlan has joined the Democrats’ race for governor of Illinois. The 60-year-old lawyer attended the University of Notre Dame and got his law degree from DePaul in 1976. After 32 years of practicing law, this is the first time the Oak Park lawyer is considering holding public office. He said he doesn’t intend financing his own campaign, and will be seeking support from donors.

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