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Costello, Friess running for state representative

By on October 31, 2018 at 1:57 pm

Illinois State Representative, 116th District
Incumbent Jerry Costello II of Smithton, a Democrat, is being challenged on Nov. 6 by David Friess of Red Bud, a Republican.

Jerry Costello II

Jerry Costello II
Jerry Costello II has served as U.S. Representative of the Illinois State Representative, 116th District, since 2011.

“From an early age, I was taught the value of public service, patriotism and honest work,” Costello said. “It’s why I joined the Army, and why I continue to want to serve my community.”

Read the rest of Costello’s profile in this week’s Republic-Times.

David Friess

David Friess
David Friess is challenging Jerry Costello II for the position of U.S. Representative of the Illinois State Representative, 116th District.

“I’m running for the legislature because our current state representative supports and props up the Madigan Machine down here in Southern Illinois,” Friess said. “I believe I can offer something different — a conservative reform vision for Illinois.”

Read the rest of Friess’ profile in this week’s Republic-Times.


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