I'd heard some previous rumors that Philadelphia's school chief, Paul Vallas, might have ambitions to higher office. But I guess I hadn't realized where or how soon until today's headline indicates that he's just had his hopes for Illinois Governorship
quashed by a residency ruling. Apparently he ran a primary campaign there once before. Similar story in the Daily News here
In his petition, Vallas argued that he is still an Illinois resident. It describes his move to Philadelphia as a "temporary relocation," and notes that he rented rather than bought a home here; continued to see an Illinois physician and Illinois dentist; and maintained "contacts with individuals, media and professional, as well as personal relationships within the state of Illinois."
Of course, meantime he's repeatedly denied any intention to leave...