'Jaw is on the floor': GOP nabs the governor's seat in the heart of Obama country! Posted at 11:24 pm on November 4, 2014 by Sarah D. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Whoa. Just … whoa:NBC projects that Bruce Rauner (R) wins for Governor of IL. It’s official.— Chris (@forewit) November 5, 2014 MSNBC calls Illinois Gov for Rauner over Quinn.— Kevin W. Glass (@KevinWGlass) November 5, 2014Illinois has a Republican governor.— Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) November 5, 2014NBC News projects Bruce Rauner (R) wins Illinois Governor. http://t.co/XgEBuCEdWv #stlvote pic.twitter.com/cb9AyshyWA— KSDK NewsChannel 5 (@ksdknews) November 5, 2014In Obama’s home state, no less. This would definitely qualify as an upset.Republicans have picked up ILLINOIS GOVERNOR. Holy WHAT.— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) November 5, 2014Rauner wins in Illinois. Holy crap.— olliander (@ollieblog) November 5, 2014Holy crap! Rauner! #ILGov— Kimberly C (@conkc2) November 5, 2014@mchastain81 It's pretty shocking, honestly. I'm shocked that the IL GOP didn't kneecap him.— Emily Zanotti (@emzanotti) November 5, 2014NBC now calling IL for Rauner. Jaw is on the floor.— Andrew Walker (@andrewtwalk) November 5, 2014Wow. Even Illinois. Dude. “@andrewtwalk: NBC now calling IL for Rauner. Jaw is on the floor.”— Charles Sykes (@SykesCharlie) November 5, 2014Holy cow. RT @SykesCharlie: Wow. Even Illinois. Dude. “@andrewtwalk: NBC now calling IL for Rauner. Jaw is on the floor.”— Amy (@moderncomments) November 5, 2014Let’s hope Rauner fares better than some of his predecessors …GOP picks up governor in Illinois. Is it a Republican's turn to go to jail?— Jonah Goldberg (@JonahNRO) November 5, 2014 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Tags: #ILGOVBruce RaunerIllinois recent stories Media NYT defends Biden by blaming the govt. for classifying TOO MANY DOCS annnd I got nothin’ Media Vox is concerned about misinfo surrounding EV fires but apparently OK with being misleading on Tesla US News Biden brings in Bernie Sanders to help explain why he’ll NEVER stop trying to skirt the Constitution Login to VIP or Join VIP to Comment To change your comments display name, click here.