State Senator and frontrunner for the GOP nomination for Governor, Darren Bailey, is launching a bus tour today with 20 stops throughout Illinois, with several in the region Saturday:
- Man Alive Prayer Breakfast at the Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple at 7 a.m.
- Little Nashville Restaurant in Nashville at 9 a.m.
- Hamilton County Fundraiser and Candidate Forum at the Big Red Barn in McLeansboro at 5:30 p.m.
Bailey is among six – including former state Sen. Paul Schimpf, businessman Jesse Sullivan, businessman Gary Rabine, attorney Max Solomon and Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin – seeking to win the Republican primary and seek the governor’s office this fall against incumbent Gov. J.B. Pritzker.