1 year, 1 month ago by Bryan Nichols
Rauner a no-show while Rutherford presses on in governor's race
Click the videos above to watch the candidates for governor and also the candidates for the Illinois 94th District House seat.
The Adams County Republican Party Lincoln-Reagan Luncheon took place Sunday at the Quincy Senior Center.
Speakers included gubernatorial candidates State Sen. Kirk Dillard, State Sen. Bill Brady and Treasurer Dan Rutherford. Businessman Bruce Rauner had confirmed his appearance at the event but cancelled Saturday night. His Lt. Governor pick, Evelyn Sanguinetti, spoke in his place.
Dillard's running mate, State Rep. Jil Tracy of Quincy, as well as U.S. Senate candidate Doug Truax and State Treasurer candidate Bob Grogan spoke also.
Locally, the men vying to replace Tracy in the State House, Randy Frese and Marshall Schrader, took their turns at the podium.
And, the three candidates for County Clerk and Recorder shared their message. Becky Weed, Chuck Venvertloh and Scott Stone will each speak.