The Wood River Township Supervisor has launched a bid for the Illinois House. Republican Mike Babcock has announced he will challenge Democrat State Representative Dan Beiser for the 111th District seat in the November election.
Babcock made the announcement this (Monday) morning at Alton's Lincoln - Douglas Square. Babcock says he wants to focus on righting Illinois' economic issues.
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Babcock says if Beiser would like to debate him, he would be more than happy to, and offered the Lincoln - Douglas Square location as a possible site.