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Bruce Rauner
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42nd Governor of Illinois
In office
January 12, 2015 – January 14, 2019
Lieutenant Evelyn Sanguinetti
Preceded by Pat Quinn
Succeeded by J. B. Pritzker
Personal details
Born (1957-02-18) February 18, 1957 (age 64)
Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) (1) Elizabeth Rauner (1980-div. 1993)
(2) Diana Rauner
Alma mater Dartmouth College
Harvard University

Bruce Vincent Rauner (born February 18, 1957) is an American businessman and politician. He was the 42nd Governor of Illinois from 2015 to 2019. He defeated Pat Quinn on November 4, 2014. Rauner is the Chairman of R8 Capital Partners and the former Chairman of the private equity firm GTCR.

Rauner ran for re-election in the 2018 election, but lost to Democrat billionaire J. B. Pritzker.

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