Another Republican is joining the statewide race. Tom Demmer is seeking a nomination for State Treasurer. Demmer, a member of the Illinois House says in a campaign ad that he has a history of fighting against bloated government and institutional corruption.

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Democrat incumbent Mike Frerichs says as a member of the house, Demmer voted against financial reforms he supported. Including legislation that forced life insurance companies to pay death benefits.