Find out about primary issues at Election Central


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Posted Online: March 16, 2014, 12:23 am
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Over the past weeks, The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus have been providing coverage of candidates and issues in Tuesday's primary election. For those who might have missed some of the coverage, it is accessible through the Election Central link at qconline.com.

National, state and local election stories are archived on the site, as are election-oriented editorials, columns and Letters to the Editor. Election Central also has links to other websites which provide additional election information.

To get to Election Central, click on the icon under the Politics heading on the home page or go to qconline.com/elections.






















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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