Originally Posted Online: Oct. 24, 2013, 3:51 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 24, 2013, 3:52 pm

GOP candidate will speak in Aledo tonight

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By Eric Timmons, etimmons@qconline.com

ALEDO - Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Chad Koppie will speak at 7 p.m., this evening at the Mercer County Republican Party office on Illinois 17 in Aledo.

Mr. Koppie, from Gilberts, is a U.S. Army veteran and a farmer. The event is free and open to the public. Mr Koppie seeking the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate to challenge Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Il., in 2014. A second Republican, Doug Truax, also is seeking the nomination.