Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon expected to announce run for comptroller
July 16, 2013 (WLS) -- Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon could soon announce her political plans for the future.
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Simon will likely announce next week that she's running for comptroller.
Simon had considered a run for attorney general. But she's apparently changing her plans now that Attorney General Lisa Madigan has decided to seek re-election and not run for governor.
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