Peoria Public Radio Staff
Wed July 24, 2013
U of I professor running for Illinois' 13th Congressional District
“Everybody has said this is great. You should do this because policy is so important in moving the economic engine in moving this company forward. I know a lot about that, and people in Congress are generally not experts. So there’s been nobody I’ve spoken to who’s a scientist who’s been wildly enthusiastic about this.”
Gollin says Congress needs to put party alliances aside, and work together to solve problems. His issues include the cost of higher education, helping veterans, and fighting corruption. Gollin will face retired Madison County Judge Ann Callis in the Democratic primary.
Taylorville Republican Congressman Rodney Davis faces Urbana attorney Erika Harold in the GOP primary.