Davis faces future voters at LSA
Keeley Keane followed the recent elections closely, especially U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis' campaign.
“She watched all the commercials,” said her mother, Susan, who works at Keeley's school, Lutheran School Association. “She went with me to vote and even filled in the space next to (Davis') name.”
Davis and Susan Keane are friends, and she invited him to speak to Keeley's class at LSA on Tuesday when he was in the area. Davis, R-Taylorville, began by asking the students if they knew who he is and where he works.
They know who he is, but guesses about where he works ranged from Springfield to the courthouse before one child said “Washington, D.C.,” and they all knew he'd won the election.
“Everybody says it's OK if you lose, but it's much better to win,” Davis quipped. “Losing stinks. But I learned a lot from the times I lost. Practice, work hard and do what you're supposed to do and try again.”
He asked them to suggest laws they might want him to make.
“Everything is free in the amusement park,” said Aquarion Shelby.
Davis laughed and explained that running an amusement park is expensive, and the owners have to pay employees somehow, so making it all free isn't realistic.
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