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Candidate Interviews: 13th District Democrat George Gollin

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George Gollin at Champaign County Fair

George Gollin launches his bid for the 13th Congressional District on July 23, 2013. (Jeff Bossert/WILL)

University of Illinois physics professor George Gollin is one of three Democrats seeking their party's nomination in the 13th Congressional District, along with three Republicans.

He hasn't run for elected office before, but he tells Illinois Public Media's Sean Powers that he has worked on federal legislation, while serving on the board of a higher education group

Our series of conversations with candidates in the race continues next week with Urbana Republican Erika Harold.