Jay Hoffman

Election 2012
10:06 am
Fri October 28, 2011

Hoffman drops run for Congress, switches to Ill. House

Former Ill. state Rep. Jay Hoffman.
(Ill. General Assembly website)

Democrat Jay Hoffman has changed his mind about running for Congress and now plans to seek a seat in the
Illinois House.

Democratic Party officials on Thursday endorsed Huffman's run for the seat held until recently by Tom Holbrook. Holbrook announced plans to step down from the Illinois House after Gov. Pat Quinn picked him to head the Illinois Pollution Control Board.

A month ago, Hoffman had said he'd run for Congress in the newly drawn 13th District.

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Election 2012
10:38 am
Mon September 19, 2011

Hoffman to formally announce run for 13th Congressional District

Former Ill. state Rep. Jay Hoffman

Jay Hoffman served in the Illinois House for 22 years, and now he says he's running for Congress.

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports that Hoffman said Sunday he'll run for the Democratic nomination in the new 13th Congressional District. Hoffman narrowly lost a race for Congress in 1996.

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