Jonathan Ebel | WGLT

Jonathan Ebel

WGLT / Staff

One of the most closely watched races in Tuesday's election will be the Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District.

13th District Democratic Candidates Discuss Immigration, Foreign Policy At Forum

Feb 27, 2018
Tim Gilmore / Illinois Public Media

The Democratic candidates for Illinois’ 13th Congressional district discussed foreign policy and immigration issues at an event Monday night in Champaign.

Carleigh Gray / WGLT

The five Democrats looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis echoed each other Tuesday on nearly every progressive issue—from health care to immigration—while trying to distinguish themselves using their personal and professional backgrounds.

A lawyer from southern Illinois is leading the money race among Democrats looking to unseat U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis in the 13th Congressional District next year.

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A fifth Democrat has announced plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis next year.