Are you undecided about whom you will vote for in the 17th Congressional District race between Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Colona, and his Democrat opponent, Cheri Bustos, of East Moline?
If so, on what will you base your decision come Election Day?
To share your thoughts, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, be sure to watch the live debate between the candidates at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on WQAD News 8 and at QCOnline.com/live, which will include a simultaneous live blog. The debate is being presented by WQAD and The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus.
Today is Wednesday, Dec. 4, the 338th day of 2013. There are 27 days left in the year. 1863 -- 150 years ago: Within a few weeks the Rock Island Barracks will contain more than 10,000 rebel prisoners, a guard of about 1,500 and a large number of officers. This should bring business to our city. 1888 -- 125 years ago: Corn was selling at 25 cents per bushel in Rock Island county, and the average price of wheat was 80 cents per bushel. 1913 -- 100 years ago: R.G. Hudson and R.H. Dart were elected wardens at Trinity Episcopal Church. 1938 -- 75 years ago: Smiling, baldish, 30-year-old Jimmy Roosevelt reported for work today as movie maker Sam Goldwyn's new hired hand. 1963 -- 50 years ago: Members of the East Moline City Council last night unanimously voted approval of the name of John F. Kennedy Drive for the improved sections of 3rd and 4th streets between 17th Avenue and the south city limits. 1988 -- 25 years ago: A $70,000 fundraising drive is underway to establish a Big Brother/Big Sisters program in the Quad-Cities. Organizers hope to raise funds to begin the nationally affiliated program by March 1.