RI First Ward: Ivory Clark


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Originally Posted Online: March 30, 2013, 6:30 pm
Last Updated: April 08, 2013, 5:32 pm
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NAME: Ivory Deaon Clark
AGE: 40
ADDRESS: Rock Island
OCCUPATION: Principal, QuadCity Seventh Day Adventist Junior Academy, Davenport
FAMILY: Two daughters
EDUCATION: B.A. in history/secondary education from Augustana College. Completing two masters from Phoenix University and La Sierra University.
POLITICAL PARTY: Democratic
OFFICE SOUGHT: 1st Ward alderman, Rock Island
PRIOR OFFICE: None
WHY RUNNING: I am running to make the 1st Ward of Rock Island a better place to live. The 1st Ward needs a change in leadership, and I will help to lead this effort of positive change.
KEY ISSUE: There are three key issues of concerns for many citizens of the 1st Ward. One major issue is the lack of economic growth in the ward. Another issue is the communication disconnect between the leadership and the citizens of the 1st Ward. And the final and most important issue is how to provide opportunities for success for the children of the ward.






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1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
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