Bushnell, IL – One of the Republican candidates for McDonough County Clerk has withdrawn from the race. Susie Brown of Bushnell says she wants to spend more time with her family. She says campaigning required her to attend a lot of events. Brown says she also chose to drop out for the good of the Republican Party. Heer decision clears the primary field for Gretchen DeJaynes, who currently works in the County Clerk's office.