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Betsy Dirksen Londrigan to Host GOTV Rally with Rep. John Lewis & Sen. Dick Durbin in Decatur


Monday, October 15, 2018

Civil Rights Icon to Rally Voters in Tight IL-13 Race

SPRINGFIELD — Tomorrow, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan will co-host a get out the vote rally in Decatur, IL with civil rights icon Congressman John Lewis (D-GA). They will be joined by Sen. Dick Durbin and NAACP Decatur President Dr. Jeanelle Norman. The event will highlight the importance of voting, as well as the stakes of the 2018 election. Afterwards, the group will lead a walk to the Macon County Clerk's office to celebrate early voting.

"On this campaign, we talk a lot about actions speaking louder than words. Nobody better embodies the spirit of public service -- and our collective duty to stand up for what's right -- than Congressman John Lewis," said Betsy Dirksen Londrigan. "I'm honored to have his support and presence in Central Illinois during the closing weeks of this campaign, and his voice to encourage people to exercise the right to vote that he sacrificed so much to expand and protect."

Event details are as follows: 

WHO:             Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, Illinois' 13th Congressional District Candidate

                       Representative John Lews (D-GA)

                       Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

                       NAACP Decatur Branch President Dr. Jeanelle Norman

WHEN:          Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 2:30 PM 

                       (Doors Open at 2:00 PM).

WHERE:        Church of the Living God 

                       400 S Franklin Street 

                       Decatur, IL 62523