Evans endorses Hare as replacement
NewsChannel 8 has learned that retiring Congressman Lane Evans says he wants to see Phil Hare takes his place on the November ballot.Unbelievable
Hare is currently Evans' district office representative in Moline.
Rock Island County Democratic Committeeman Don Johnston says he heard the news just about an hour ago and says the process to pick a replacement needs some refining.
Evans announced his retirement earlier this week because he isn't able to do his job and campaign while dealing with Parkinson's Disease.
Hare has been part of Evans office since his first term in office in 1982.