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Latest updates from the campaign:


June, 2017

Ann Williams, resident of Galena, announces her candidacy for the State Representative of the 89th District in Illinois.

June 2017 - Candidate for State Representative of the 89th District announces her "Listening Tour of the 89th" to visit each town, city, and village within the 89th District to listen to what is on constituent's minds. Stay tuned for a daily calendar of her destinations and listening sites.

June 15, 2017 - Dubuque's Telegraph Herald runs a story on Ann Williams' candidacy.

June 15, 2017 - Williams announces upcoming parades in local communities across the district.

June 15th, 2017 - Candidate Williams to attend the Great Balloon Race in Galena this weekend to meet with voters.


Friday, June 23, 2017 3:06 AM

Hog Roast Fundraiser for Williams Planned

June 23, 2017

Galena, IL - The Committee to Elect Ann Williams has announced an upcoming fundraiser for the candidate.

The Hog Roast will be held on Sunday, July 23rd, at the Grant Home Picnic Area in Galena, IL. The event will be an old-fashioned hog roast, featuring corn on the cob, watermelon, lemonade, live music, and political speeches from Ann Williams and other featured guests.

The cost of the event is $15 per adult, and $10 per child up to age 18.

To RSVP (required), please contact the campaign at

Friday, June 23, 2017 2:36 AM

Williams Announces Bid for House Seat

June 22, 2017

Mt. Carroll, IL - Today, Ann Williams held a press conference announcing her candidacy for State Representative of the 89th District in Mt. Carroll, Illinois, a mid-89th District small town that was incorporated in 1855. The event was held at the Mt. Carroll Community House, one of the original buildings in the town that used to serve as a church.

In attendance were Mayor Carl Bates of Mt. Carroll and Mayor Chris Lain of Savanna, Joe Daviess County Democratic Central Committee Chair John Freitag, and Carroll County Democratic Central Committee Chair Gerald Borke, along with a crowd of residents and press.

Local Mt. Carroll resident and Campaign Manager Lisa Vernon Leipus introduced the candidate.

Ann Williams addressed the group with brief comments. Full text follows on the linked web page.



Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 PM

Campaign is Launched!

Today, Ann Williams of Galena announced that she is a candidate for State Representative of the 89th District in Illinois.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 6:28 AM

Listening Tour Begins

89th District, Illinois - Today, Ann Williams, candidate for State Representative of the 89th District, kicked off her "Listening Tour" that will take her to every city, town, and village in the District. here she will be listening to the concerns of voters.

Williams is looking forward to hearing directly from the people in order to understand what issues they are thinking about and how best to address them from the office of State Representative.

A calendar of destinations will be on the campaign's website.

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