Bruce Rauner

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Bruce Rauner
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42nd Governor of Illinois
In office
January 12, 2015 – January 14, 2019
LieutenantEvelyn Sanguinetti
Preceded byPat Quinn
Succeeded byJ. B. Pritzker
Personal details
Born (1957-02-18) February 18, 1957 (age 66)
Chicago, Illinois
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)(1) Elizabeth Rauner (1980-div. 1993)
(2) Diana Rauner
Alma materDartmouth College
Harvard University
WebsiteOfficial website

Bruce Vincent Rauner (born February 18, 1957) is an American businessman and politician. He was the 42nd Governor of Illinois from 2015 to 2019. He defeated Pat Quinn on November 4, 2014.[1] Rauner is the Chairman of R8 Capital Partners and the former Chairman of the private equity firm GTCR.

Rauner ran for re-election in the 2018 election, but lost to Democrat billionaire J. B. Pritzker.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bruce Rauner ousts Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn". Retrieved November 5, 2014.

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