Leaders of the Democratic party have chosen who will represent them in the race for the 12th Congressional District Seat in southern Illinois. After seven interivews yesterday inside the Chester City Hall, Belleville attorney and retired Illinois National Guard Commander Bill Enyart was the unanimous choice of the 14-member panel.

Enyart will take the place of Brad Harrimon who dropped out of the race last month due to health issues.

Both Enyart and GOP candidate Jason Plummer are vying for the seat which will be vacated by Jerry Costello who is retiring at the end of his term after 24 years in office.

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