(Chicago, IL) — January 29, 2010. The Quad City Times has given a big boost to Democratic state representative candidate Porter McNeil with its bright and glowing endorsement to succeed State Rep. Mike Boland (D-East Moline) in the Illinois House.
Here it is:
Illinois Quad-Citians have a rare chance to infuse new life into the moribund state House of Representatives, a body politic divorced from the electorate by Democratic leadership and tired partisan flailing.
Longtime incumbent Rep. Mike Boland’s retirement from the seat attracted three strong Democrat contenders and one experienced Republican candidate.
We believe Democrat Porter McNeil to be the most promising among the Democrats to face Republican Rich Morthland in November.
McNeil’s ideas, work experience and can-do demeanor elevate his candidacy among this primary field of commendable candidates.
Read the rest of the endorsement here …