STEELMAN GLAD-HANDS AT ZIGGIE'S
"We need to make sure as the Republican Party that we have people in leadership who are willing to listen."
ON WHY SHE'S MORE ELECTABLE THAN HULSHOF:
"He is a Congressman. They're going to take that and beat it over his head."
Steelman campaign exudes cautious optimism . . . Relishes underdog role . . . Believes they've closed well . . . Now, anxious/unsure if they have enough to pull across the finish line . . . David Steelman says he's "too close, too biased" to know where it stands, but adds he's proud of the campaign his wife has run.
Steelman Supporter: "We may shock the world, or get our heads handed to us."
PLUS: Local Attorney Tells The Notebook that a significant group of Democratic lawyers will take Republican ballots, because of their interest in the Governor's race as well as the Circuit Clerk and Judge Race.
ALSO: Diner Jim Olson tells the Notebook, "I'm at the point where I'd like to throw them all out. I'm tired of these entrenched politicians. They all go to Washington or Jefferson City and change." When pressed about who he might support, Olson answers, "I think at this point, I'm leaning towards Steelman."