BLOOMINGTON — Chemberly Cummings wants to move from Uptown Station to downtown Springfield.

Cummings, a first-term Normal City Council member, is running for the Statehouse, she announced Friday — specifically, the 105th House District seat currently held by long-serving Bloomington Republican Dan Brady.

Brady has not said publicly if he plans to seek re-election.

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Brady has been a state representative since 2001 and became deputy minority leader in 2017. The partner in Kibler-Brady-Ruestman Memorial Home in Bloomington and former McLean County coroner has run on strong constituent services, bipartisanship and a commitment to drive down taxes. 

Blumenshine said this summer he plans to challenge Brady again in 2020.

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Contact Derek Beigh at (309) 820-3234. Follow him on Twitter: @pg_beigh


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September 13, 2019 at 05:28PM