The fact that Republican incumbent BRAD COLE was able to defeat Democratic challenger SHEILA SIMON in the April race for mayor in Carbondale, showed that GOP ideas and grass-roots activism can defeat "Democratic star power," McKenna said. Simon is daughter of late Sen. PAUL SIMON, D-Ill.On to Effingham!
Thursday, June 21, 2007
Ha, ha. Illinois Republicans are making a comeback because they successfully got their guy re-elected as mayor of Carbondale.