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David Michael Gill

Democratic Party Candidate for the 13th Congressional District

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: David Michael Gill

    The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for the 13th Congressional District.

    The Competition: Rodney Davis

    The Buzz: David M. Gill is an emergency room physician and a strong proponent of health care reform. He supports a "single payer" plan that he believes will lower the cost of health insurance for businesses.

    Gill is a supporter of same-sex marriage, is against restrictions on abortions and supports better birth control education and lowered costs of health insurance.

    Gill believes in public financing of all federal elections and discloses that most of his campaign money comes from individual donors versus political action committees.

    Gill ran for Congress in 2004, 2006 and in 2010, losing each time to Republican Timothy Johnson.