Poll of 1,139 likely Republican primary voters taken Jan. 14 found Rauner getting 34 percent of the vote, with state Sen. Bill Brady at 17 percent, Treasurer Dan Rutherford at 15 percent and state Sen. Kirk Dillard bringing up the rear at 9 percent.

Previous ‘undecideds’ now going almost entirely to Rauner.

“Rauner leads in almost every geographic region in the state.”