Gov. Pat Quinn delivers the State of the State Address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the Illinois State Capitol on Jan. 29. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption itoggle caption Seth Perlman/AP It's All Politics In Illinois, A Governor's Luck Gets Tested Again March 17, 2014 With the Illinois economy and state finances in bad shape, Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn has a rough re-election ahead of him. But he's been counted out before and his likely GOP foe has flaws of his own.