Rauner continues verbal assault on Madigan during Quincy stop
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Rauner continues verbal assault on Madigan during Quincy stop

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner continued his relentless attack against House Speaker Michael Madigan during a Friday visit to Quincy, never mentioning his Republican primary opponent nor any other Democratic candidates.

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Cory files for Adams County treasurer, five in race for 18th District seat

Bryden Cory has filed as a Republican candidate for Adams County treasurer. Cory hopes to fill the office that Treasurer Terry Asher, a Republican, has held for seven years. Illinois election filings ended with the close of business Monday.

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Incumbents, challengers file candidate petitions in Illinois

Primary election races are shaping up in the Illinois 18th congressional district after two Republicans and two Democrats have filed election petitions this week.

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Candidates jostle for position in Missouri

Term limits will create a busy election cycle in Missouri during 2018. Several lawmakers and political hopefuls from Northeast Missouri already have announced they are candidates, more than three months before the filing period begins.

New announcement contests Pike County Clerk race
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New announcement contests Pike County Clerk race

Ann Moffit intends to run for Pike County Clerk when Donnie Apps retires at the end of his current term. A current employee in the Pike County Clerk's Office, Moffit has worked for the county for almost 20 years.

Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress
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Deters would focus on education, equality if elected to Congress

As an American history teacher for more than 20 years, Quincy native Brian Deters has studied Abraham Lincoln and looked up to Lincoln's morals and beliefs throughout his career in education.

Missouri News

Palmyra City Council clears way for sales tax issue in April election

The Palmyra City Council agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the local sales tax by a half-cent in the April 3, 2018, municipal election.

Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday
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Quincy native Brian Deters to announce Congress run Sunday

A Quincy native plans to formally announce his candidacy Sunday for the 18th Congressional District. Brian Deters will host the event at noon in Washington Park.

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Shelbina residents approve sales tax increase by nearly 2-1 margin

Shelbina voters on Tuesday approved a half-cent sales tax to create, maintain or repair streets, sidewalks, curbs and gutters in the city. The issue passed 160-89.

Quincy native Brian Deters plans run for Congress
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Quincy native Brian Deters plans run for Congress

A Quincy native who is now living in Switzerland has announced he will be a candidate in the 18th Congressional District in next year's election cycle.