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Senate hopeful for 36th District plans to announce candidacy today

Published: Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 1:15 a.m. CST

ROCK FALLS – Neil Anderson, a firefighter from Moline, will announce his candidacy for the Republican nomination in Illinois Senate District 36 at 10:30 a.m. today at the Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave.

The Democratic incumbent is Mike Jacobs, D-East Moline.

Anderson’s family will be on hand at the event. Much of Whiteside County and part of Carroll County are in the 36th District. The public can attend the conference.

Others Republicans taking part will be state Senate GOP leader Christine Radogno; Bobby Schilling of Colona, a candidate for Congress; 45th District state Sen. Tim Bivins of Dixon; 37th District state Sen. Darin LaHood of Dunlap; and former 36th District candidate Bill Albracht.

The Illinois primary will be March 18, 2014. The general election will be Nov. 4, 2014.

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