Candidates Seek Senate & House Seats

Candidates Seek Senate & House Seats

A third candidate has joined the field seeking the 13th District Congressional seat now held by Republican Representative Rodney Davis of Taylorville.  Davis and Democrat Betsy Dirksen Londrigan of Springfield filed their candidacy petitions earlier.  On Monday, Stefanie Smith, a Democrat from Urbana joined that race.

Incumbent State Representative Thomas Bennett, a Republican from the 106th Illinois House District was the only candidate to file for that position.

In the 52nd Illinois Senate District, Democratic Senator Scott Bennett of Champaign faces no opposition.

And in the 104th Illinois House District, Republican incumbent Mike Marron of Fithian is being challenged by Democrat Cynthia Cunningham of St. Joseph.

[See our other story regarding the 10 candidates who are seeking the 15th District Congressional seat now held by Representative John Shimkus.]