FI Fifth Ward: Margie Mejia-Caraballo


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Originally Posted Online: March 30, 2013, 6:37 pm
Last Updated: April 08, 2013, 5:31 pm
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NAME: Margie Mejia-Caraballo
AGE: 52
ADDRESS: Rock Island
OCCUPATION: Government employee
FAMILY: Married, two children, one granddaughter
EDUCATION: Hesston College, Eastern Mennonite University
POLITICAL PARTY: Not listed
OFFICE SOUGHT: Rock Island 5th Ward alderman
PRIOR OFFICE: 5thWard alderman and school board
COMMENTS: I feel I am the most experienced candidate and will be able to serve my ward efficiently. I am very involved in my community and have strong professional relationships on both sides of the river.





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