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Stupid_Dems - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If the Dems contaminate the ballot box the only recourse is exactly the same as was give n the Crown!
qfingers - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
What we need is a better voting system...like the Borda method. Then the 3rd party candidate most assuredly would have a chance....but for just that reason you'll never see it....the controlling parties not wanting a 3rd party to have any chance. Plus it's a bit difficult to count unless you are computerized. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borda_count
ONCEMORE1 - Votes for Republicans switched to Democrats in Moline - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
This goes well beyond the "hanging chad" debacle, this is a deliberate effort to weight the results in favor of the Democrats. The size of the target on a touchscreen is easily manipulated so that if the D spot is half or most of the screen and the R spot is a tiny area of the actual "sweet spot", the results are controlled by the administrator and not the voter-------who just "happens" to be…
ONCEMORE1 - Mid-America Port Authority pledged $1.3 million from Illinois - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
If there was a chance in Hell your Third-Party candidate might actually win, I'd be right there with you, but you have to face the fact there ISN"T. Why is it that the typical Third Party frontrunner, usually Libertarian, shares many ideals with the Republican Party, siphons votes away from the Republicans and even receives support from the DNC and Unions to do so? The folly in…
qfingers - Business owners split over minimum wage votes - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Jarosch above inadvertently elucidated the reason why minimum wage is BAD. He says people would leave his store to work somewhere with higher wage....but when everybody pays minimum wage there are no other high-paying jobs. If you get rid of minimum wage businesses would pay what people are willing to work for and wages would vary...some up...some down...and overall employment would increase.

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Petitions filed for April 9, 2013 election

1 year, 10 months ago by Denise Donley

Quincy Board of Education, Quincy Park Board and JWCC Board will all have open seats

Petitions have been filed for the April 9, 2013 elections.

Three seats will be available on the Quincy Board of Education. The following will be the order on the April 9 ballot:
Bobette L. Cawthon
Richard E. Jones
Ronnie McKenzie
Jamie Foster
Kenneth Rollie Platt
Richard McNay
Sheldon J. Bailey
Sayeed Ali 

Five petitions were turned in for Quincy Park Board. Those include:
John Frankenhoff, current Park Board President
Greg Feldberg
Chris Blakeman
Patty McGlothlin
Abby Schlipmann 

Two seats on the John Wood Community College Board will be filled in the consolidated election April 9, 2013.  Two seats are for full, six-year terms.  Trustees whose terms expire are Dr. Gary Carter of Quincy and Randy Sims of Liberty.
Those who turned in petitions include current JWCC Board President Randy Sims, Jerry Hagmeier and Rich Marcolla.


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