Esther Joy King

Bill Fawell

Two Republicans are competing for the chance to challenge Illinois Democratic  Congresswoman Cheri Bustos in the fall. 

Candidates for offices in Rock Island County will be chosen Tuesday during the Illinois primary election. Polls will be open from 6 am until 7 pm.

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Republican East Moline Attorney, Esther King, is spending at least part of her holidays talking with voters.

On Friday, the Congressional candidate in Illinois' 17th House District held a meet and greet at a bar and restaurant called City Limits in Rock Island. 

Esther for Congress

For her first campaign for public office, an attorney from East Moline is aiming high. Wednesday  Republican Esther Joy King announced she's running for Congress, from Illinois' 17th District.