Candidates for Illinois attorney general Kwame Raoul and Erika Harold participate in a “Chicago Tonight” forum on Oct. 29, 2018.

Democrats sweep statewide races, with state Sen. Kwame Raoul winning the race for Illinois attorney general; and Comptroller Susana Mendoza, Treasurer Mike Frerichs and Secretary of State Jesse White retaining their seats.

Mike Leheney

“The treasurer should be an independent financial leader who represents the people of our state, not special interests,” says Mike Leheney. Learn more about this candidate.

Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs

The state's credit rating takes another couple of punches to the gut. We talk with Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs.