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About Bob

A public official with over twenty years of experience, a background in education and a proven record as an advocate for labor. Bob Daiber is running for Governor of Illinois to bring about stability to the economic condition of the state, improve the rights of working men and women, and make government work for the best interest of all citizens, not for special interests.

Bob Daiber, Democratic candidate for Governor, resides in Marine, Illinois with his wife Karen of twenty-four years and their two sons. He is a fourth-generation Madison County resident who has served constituents at the city, township, and county levels of government.

While serving as Regional Superintendent of Schools, he was elected by his colleagues to serve as the statewide President. He is a leader in civic and educational initiatives and has developed innovative programs to help at-risk students succeed. As a Career and Technical teacher, he was able to help young people seek gainful employment and become business owners.

Bob also has an extensive background in regional planning for residential and business development which has helped him to better serve the communities he works with. In addition to his thirty-eight years of public service in education and government, Bob and Karen come from a heritage of Illinois agriculture families. Both the Daiber and Mersinger families are rooted deep in the history of southwestern Illinois as pioneers of the area. Bob is a proud owner of a centennial farm in Alhambra township where he enjoys the outdoors. Bob is known for being a strong advocate for public education, local government, and organized labor.


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