Republican congressman Rodney Davis of Taylorville will face a challenge this fall for his seat in the 13th Congressional District from former Chief Judge in Madison County Ann Callis who defeated her challengers on the Democrat ticket. Both winners got 55% of the vote in the Tuesday primary.
Davis, a longtime staffer to Republican Congressman John Shimkus before embarking on his own campaign, topped the efforts of former Miss America Erica Harold (41%) and Moro’s Michael Firsching (4%). Callis topped George Gollin (31%) and David Green (14%).
Serving the areas of Alton, Godfrey, East Alton, Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Jerseyville, Brighton, Bethalto, Grafton, Granite City, Hartford, Highland, Troy, Fairview Heights, Belleville and the surrounding cities.