Rock Island County Democratic Party

At least four Democratic presidential candidates will visit the Quad Cities this weekend. They're expected to attend the Rock Island County Democratic Party's 52nd Annual Labor Day Picnic on Monday.

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Volunteers from the Rock Island County Democratic Party are knocking on doors and making calls to encourage people to vote for their candidates tomorrow.

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For the holiday weekend, look forward to races, parades, and politicians in the Quad Cities.

Rock Island County GOP

Republicans in Rock Island County have a new leader. Thursday night, members of the central committee elected Mike Steffen to replace outgoing county chair Bill Bloom.

Party officials in Rock Island County are getting ready for the Illinois primary.

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The leader of democrats in the Illinois Quad Cities is now going to help lead fellow democrats statewide. Doug House, chairman of the Rock Island County Democratic Party, has been selected as interim president of the Illinois Democratic County Chairmen's Association.

At the association's meeting last weekend in Springfield, House was chosen to replace Mike Mathis from Macoupin County who gave up the job to run for state representative. 

WVIK Staff

A local Labor Day event had a record turn-out this year after a visit from a presidential candidate. Today, almost 5,000 people came to see Hillary Clinton and other democratic political leaders at the 48th annual Salute to Labor chicken fry in Hampton, Illinois. The labor day picnic and parade, organized by the Rock Island County Democratic Party, normally expects between 1,600 to 1,800 people.