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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 10:50

Gill won't concede 13th District race

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CHAMPAIGN — A defiant Democratic congressional candidate David Gill told supporters early Wednesday morning that he won't concede to Republican Rodney Davis in Illinois' 13th District race, and that he still thinks he'll win the race.

CHAMPAIGN -- David Gill, the Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District race, said Sunday he raised more than $430,000 in campaign contributions in July, August and September, a sum he said was about twice the previous three months.

Official campaign disclosure reports will be filed with the Federal Election Commission later today.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012 13:07

Dr. David Gill, The Hardest Working Candidate

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PDA spent the weekend in Decatur and Bloomington/Normal Illinois this past weekend promoting the benefits of universal health care and supporting the candidacy of Dr David Gill (13th CD Illinois).

Bloomington – The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling this morning upholding The Affordable Care Act ensures that important gains will be preserved. Democratic congressional candidate Dr. David Gill believes we can do better and he will work to fix flaws with the Affordable Care Act in the next Congress.

This isn't the first time David has run against Johnson. But it's the first time they're running in an evenly matched district.

Hare said Illinois families need more progressive voices in Congress. “I trust David to be a passionate voice for middle- class people,” Hare commented. “I know David will protect the rights of workers. And who better than an ER doctor like David Gill to block the Republicans’ attempts to end Medicare as we know it?”

The November race in the new 13th Congressional District, which includes much of Springfield, is shaping up to be far different than some Democrats — like U.S. Sen. DICK DURBIN, D-Ill. — had hoped.

With Jay Hoffman, James Gray & Greene County State’s Attorney Matt Goetten dropping out of the Democratic Primary in the 13th District (which the Cook Political Report ranks as a D+1 district),  David Gill is the consensus Democrat running against Tim Johnson, who pollster PPP (the nation’s most accurate pollster)  has just found to be - by far -  the most endangered Republican incumbent in the country right now.

Bloomington- Macon County Democratic Committeemen, including Macon County labor leaders, unanimously endorsed David Gill’s candidacy for Congress in Illinois’ 13th District last night. The vote was 50-0, with a weighted voted of the committeemen of greater than 3000-0.


The first Democrat has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Tim Johnson in his new district, and the two candidates are quite familiar with each other.

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