We’re in Downers Grove at Kirk Dillard’s watch party where the senator showed up about an hour ago after dinner with his family.
He has plenty of state line support from local leaders and he currently is behind in the polls to Bruce Rauner, but feels he finished strong.
“Closed well and all you want to be is like the NBA near the last two minutes and we thought we were, and we’ll see what happens. It all came down to turnout. Very low, whether that helps me or Bruce we’ll have to see,” said Kirk Dillard.
When asked about Dan Rutherford dropping out, Dillard said he feels sorry for him.