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.