In sports they say you can't look ahead to a future opponent. Likewise, Governor Bruce Rauner now has some unfinished business before he gets to a November faceoff with Democrats. State Representative Jeanne Ives says recent high profile decisions by Rauner led her to jump in the race.
Ives says she is running because of a growing call for an alternative for next spring's primary.
The Wheaton Republican and West Point grad is in her third term in the General Assembly.