Longtime IL Secretary Of State Running For Office Again? | WBEZ
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Jessie White Running For IL Secretary Of State Again?

Jesse White has said he won’t seek re-election to be Illinois’ Secretary of State. But now he’s starting to change that tune.

White is keeping the door open to running for office again. The long-time Secretary of State said last year he wouldn’t run for re-election. But in a recent interview with WBEZ, the 81-year-old said the Democratic Party may still draft him to run. 

A party spokesman said he doesn’t know of a formal movement to draft White. But he says Democrats would be well-served if White considered another campaign.

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