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Bailey to Bring Winter Bus Tour to Marion, Mt. Vernon Wednesday

State Sen. Darren Bailey (Photo: Darren Bailey for Governor Facebook page)

MARION/MT. VERNON – State Senator and front-runner for the GOP nomination for Governor of Illinois, Darren Bailey will make two stops in our area as part of his Winter Bus Tour that got underway Monday.

Bailey is set to make an appearance at Riley’s Smokehouse BBQ on East Deyoung Street in Marion Wednesday morning at 9.

After his stop in Marion, Bailey will travel to Mt. Vernon where he will be at the Mt. Vernon Outland Airport on Aviation Drive at noon.

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