State Sen. Andy Manar (D) endorsed venture capitalist J.B. Pritzker (D).
Manar: “It’s time for a leader with a track record of helping regular families and a clear vision to get Illinois headed in the right direction. … I believe JB Pritzker is that leader.” (release)
State Treasurer Mike Frerichs (D) will back Pritzker next week. (WCIA)
PATIENCE. Pritzker at the same presser said he would release his tax returns “soon.” (Capitol Fax)
SECOND CITY GETS A SECOND WIND. Gov. Bruce Rauner (R) should “be worried” because “[a] lot of Democrats turned out in” Virginia and New Jersey. “A lot of suburban women voted, and in Illinois these swing female voters are always, always crucial. … Health care coverage was an issue for voters.” (Chicago Sun-Times)