Ill. union endorses Quinn

October 19, 2009 3:34:48 PM PDT
Members of one of Illinois largest unions are throwing their support behind Gov. Pat Quinn in the race for governor.The International Union of Operating Engineers local 150 announced their endorsement on Monday.

The union has 23,000 members. They are the operators of heavy equipment on construction sites.

The support for Quinn's campaign comes on the heels of last week's endorsement from the union's state council who announced their support for Democratic challenger Dan Hynes.