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More than Governor Quinn make pledges at inauguration event

12 Jan
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office during inaugural ceremonies Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Springfield. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office during inaugural ceremonies Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 in Springfield. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Associated Press

Gov. Pat Quinn wasn’t the only state official sworn in Monday in Springfield. Five other Illinois officials—a mix of rookies and veterans, Republicans and Democrats—took the oath of office, too. Here’s a look at them and highlights from their remarks:

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Illinois Treasurer’s race: undecided voters will swing it

1 Nov

The Race:

Illinois State Treasurer

The Job:

The treasurer is in charge of investing the state’s funds, finding the rightful owners of unclaimed properties and managing the college savings program Bright Start.

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