Wright's campaign has evidenced
statewide support with over 7,300 signatures collected from 91
"I am very excited about the momentum
of the campaign," said Wright. "The number of counties reflected in
our petitions indicates a strong statewide presence."
"I am very pleased by the volunteer
effort that was made to collect these signatures," Wright added.
"There were no paid positions involved in our collection process,
and I think the effort suggests widespread, active grassroots
Wright, an assistant state's attorney
in Logan County, was not present at the filing due to prosecuting a
jury trial in Lincoln.
information about the Wright campaign is available from John
Usherwood, campaign manager, (217) 737-3798; by e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org; and on the Web at