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Freeburg village trustee candidate: Rita Baker

Name: Rita Baker

City of residence: Freeburg

Age: 71

Family status: Divorced

Education: bachelors degree from SIUE

Occupation: Retired teacher

Political party: Not provided

Office sought: Village trustee

Campaign e-mail: Not provided

Previously held offices: Library trustee six years; village trustee 12 years.

What qualifies you for this position?

“I have served 12 years previously. I’m an interested citizen who has the time and effort for my town.”

What is the top issue in your race, and how would you address it?

“I just want to do the best job possible for the village and its citizens.”