Schilling files paperwork to run for 17th District Congressional Seat


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Posted Online: Oct. 30, 2009, 9:51 am
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Press release submitted by Bobby Schilling Campaign

Schilling Files Paperwork to Run for 17th District Congressional Seat

Collected over 1,000 signatures from all over the district

EAST MOLINE, IL---Bobby Schilling, Republican candidate for the 17th Congressional district of Illinois, filed his paperwork to be on the ballot, in Springfield yesterday. Schilling collected over 1,000 signatures from all across the district. The 17th Congressional district covers much of Illinois, including northwestern and central Illinois.

"Our campaign took the next step forward yesterday," said Bobby Schilling, "It was only one of many things that we need to do in order to bring the new type of leadership, that the people want and need. We have supporters in every nook and cranny in the district. Our campaign will continue forward bringing new ideas to the table."

Schilling continued, "We have heard from voters all across the district and one thing is for sure, they are sick of politics as usual. They are tired of broken promises. They want true leaders who will represent mid-western values."

Bobby Schilling is a native of Rock Island, Illinois. Bobby Schilling served as a local union steward for over a year and also has 13 years of union experience. He is a local business owner, the father of nine, and a candidate for U.S. Congress. For more information about Bobby Schilling please visit his website at www.bobby2010.com.




















 




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