It looks like there'll be a re-match in northwestern Illinois next year for a seat in the state house. On Wednesday, Democrat Joan Padilla from Sterling announced her candidacy in the 71st District to run again against Republican Tony McCombie from Savanna.
Three Democratic presidential candidates spoke at a forum in Bettendorf Tuesday. The Des Moines Register and the AARP hosted Kamala Harris, Julian Castro, and Kirsten Gillibrand at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center.
Her upbringing, political background, and the Trump Administration were the focus Wednesday morning for Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar in Muscatine. The U.S. Senator from Minnesota held a meet & greet at the Missipi Brewing Company.
Hoping to keep the issue alive, some members of the Rock Island County Board want to look at ways to reduce the size of the board. On Wednesday, Republican board members will organize the Minority Caucus Downsizing Reapportionment Task Force.