Governor Rauner Endorses LaHood To Replace Schock

(Springfield, IL) — State Senator Darin LaHood is getting support from the governor in his bid to fill the seat left vacant by embattled Republican Aaron Schock. Governor Rauner announced yesterday that he is endorsing the Republican to replace Schock. LaHood is going against four other candidates. A primary date has been set for July 7th with a September 10th general election. Schock resigned at the end of March after an investigation began into how he spent taxpayer and campaign dollars.