Skinner4Governor Pin Found on John Patterson’s Wall Posted on 07/11/2010 by Cal SkinnerJuly 8, 2010 Part of Daily Herald Springfield correspondence John Patterson wall. The Daily Herald’s John Patterson is moving on. 2002 button for Cal Skinner's campaign for governor against Rod Blagojevich and Jim Ryan. Before he did, someone videoed the walls of his Capitol office. You can see the memorabilia in the YouTube footage here, I hope.