Bill Scheurer

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Bill Scheurer was an independent candidate for the 8th Congressional District of Illinois

Bill Scheurer was an independent candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 8th Congressional District (map) of Illinois. He was challenging incumbent Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.). He lost in primary elections which took place on February 5, 2008. [1]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

2006 elections

Scheurer was the Moderate Party nominee in the 2006 congressional elections against incumbent Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.), who was reelected.[2]

2008 elections

Scheurer is challenging Rep. Melissa Bean (D-Ill.) as an independent in the 2008 congressional elections.[3][4][5] He lost in primary elections which took place on February 5, 2008. [1]


Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

Scheurer will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Illinois 2008 General Election,"The Green Papers", July 2, 2008
  2. 2008 Race Tracker page on Illinois's 8th Congressional District
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Illinois's 8th Congressional District
  4. Bill Scheurer campaign website
  5. The Green Papers: Illinois

Wikipedia also has an article on Bill Scheurer. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

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