Two seeking Cornwall Township road commissioner post


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Originally Posted Online: April 04, 2013, 3:38 pm
Last Updated: April 04, 2013, 10:25 pm
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There's only one contested race in Cornwall Township. Robbie Verbeck and Darrel Reiling are both running for township road commissioner. Mr. Reiling did not return a candidate's questionnaire to The Dispatch/Rock Island Argus.

NAME: Robbie L Verbeck
AGE: 42
ADDRESS: Cambridge
OCCUPATION: Farmer
FAMILY:Wife Brenda, sons Tyler and Zachery
EDUCATION: Annawan High school
POLITICAL PARTY: Independent
OFFICE SOUGHT: Cornwall Township road commissioner
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: Due to the loss of farm ground that was sold at auction.





















 



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