CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is refusing to officially declare victory even though he's proclaimed his lead "insurmountable."
The Democrat on Thursday also wouldn't call on Republican Bill Brady to concede. Quinn says that decision is up to the state senator from Bloomington.
With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Quinn has a lead of more than 19,000 votes over Brady out of more than 3.6 million ballots that were cast.
Quinn was out at lunchtime Thursday, thanking voters at a Chicago deli. He told reporters that Illinoisans know he won the election.
He says uncertainty about the election won't affect his work.
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