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Governors race heats up at Plainfield Pig Roast

7/20/2017, midnight
The Plainfield Township Democratic Central Committee held a Pig Roast and Barbecue for local residents to introduce some of the ...

The Plainfield Township Democratic Central Committee held a Pig Roast and Barbecue for local residents to introduce some of the Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates and raise money for the Food Pantry and the Central Committee.

About 200 people joined the candidates at the home of Romeo and Elaine Bice in unincorporated Plainfield Township's Old Crystal Lawn subdivision.

The Democratic hopefuls vying to become the state’s next governor were able to talk with local residents about their concerns and hear what the people had to say.

The gubernatorial candidates who attended were Chris Kennedy, Daniel Biss and Robert (Bob) Daiber. Elaine Bice hostess of the event is the local campaign coordinator for Chris Kennedy.

Candidates in the Governors race meet the people on Saturday.  Gov hopeful Robert Daiber from downstate talking with some of the attendees.

Candidates in the Governors race meet the people on Saturday. Gov hopeful Robert Daiber from downstate talking with some of the attendees.

Along with the local residents who attended, local and state representatives, county and Plainfield Township officials, contributed several thousand dollars to help promote the efforts of the candidates and support the local food pantry.

candidate Daniel Biss

candidate Daniel Biss

Others who attended were County Executive Larry Walsh, also State Senator Jennifer Bertino, State Representative Natalie Manley, and County Board members Mark Ferry of district 13 and Laura Ferry of District 9 and County Board member Heather Kazmier and Will County Sheriff Mike Kelly to name a few.