Press Release from Dillard:
State Senator Kirk Dillard, Republican candidate for governor, today
the following statement in response to the current status of the
was a real testament to the strength and power of our grassroots. Both
Brady and I were vastly outspent in this primary, but we are the ones
standing today. The strength of that grassroots support is how
going to take back the Governor's seat this November.
a winner has not been decided yet. Yesterday's election was really
and the simple fact is that they are still counting the votes. There
hundreds of provisional and absentee ballots left to be counted along
several precincts votes to be reported. We believe every Illinoisan's
voice needs and deserves to be heard. We do not know who won yet and we
probably won't for several more days.
of a victory are not legitimate when votes are still being counted. I'm
confident that when all of the ballots have been counted, I will be the
Republican nominee for Governor."