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Central Illinois Regional Political Action Committee (CIPAC) Releases Local Candidate Endorsements


Decatur, IL- Central Illinois Political Action Committee (CIPAC) has announced its support of candidates for the local election to be held on April 4, 2023. Legislative incumbents are largely considered based on their voting record with the business community, however, all candidates are asked to complete a questionnaire on issues of importance to local businesses. CIPAC extensively researched all candidates running for Decatur City Council and Decatur Public School Board in order to gain a further understanding of individual views on business and political issues facing Decatur and Macon-County. CIPAC endorsed the following candidates:

Decatur City Council: Dennis Cooper, Lisa Gregory, Pat McDaniel Decatur Public Schools: Bill Clevenger, Mark Reynolds, Hannah Wolfe

The 2023 election will be significant to further economic prosperity in Decatur. CIPAC recognizes the importance of having pro-business candidates in office to serve as a powerful voice to advocate on behalf of the local business community. After rigorous review of individual policy positions, CIPAC chose to endorse the candidates who will best promote the business climate in Decatur and Macon County. Questionnaires were sent to all candidates running and endorsements are based off received responses.


About Central Illinois Political Action Committee (CIPAC)

Central Illinois Political Action Committee (CIPAC) is the political action arm of the Decatur Regional Chamber of Commerce. CIPAC goes through a rigorous and deliberative candidate endorsement selection process which includes analysis of candidate positions on key economic issues. Supports business-friendly candidates and issues at both the local and state levels in Illinois. The purpose of CIPAC is to improve government and business in the State of Illinois by assisting candidates seeking nomination and election to state and local offices in Illinois by supporting or opposing public policy issues.

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