Sangamon County Officials Endorse Jesse Reising For IL-13

For Immediate Release:

May 23, 2022 


Contact: Chris Mulcahey 



  Reising continues to receive overwhelming support in Sangamon County


Springfield, IL. – Today, Jesse Reising, Republican candidate for Illinois’ Thirteenth Congressional District, announces the endorsements of twenty-four Sangamon County Government Officials. This comes following the endorsements of Sangamon County Sheriff Jack Campbell, former Sheriff Neil Williamson, and former Sangamon County Board Chairman Larry Bomke. 


There are more Republican primary voters in Sangamon County than in any other county in the district, and Reising continues to build support and gain momentum ahead of the June 28th primary election.


“We enthusiastically give our full support to Jesse Reising in his bid for Illinois’ Thirteenth Congressional District. As a former federal prosecutor and founder of the Warrior-Scholar Project, Jesse brings the most experience to the race and has clearly led a life of service to others. We look forward to him representing us in Washington.”  


Sangamon County Board Members:

Harry “Tom” Fraase, Jr. David Mendenhall Craig Hall
Jeffrey A. Thomas Pam Deppe Lori Williams
Tom Madonia Jr. Paul Truax James Schackmann
Linda Fulgenzi Brad Miller Joel Tjelmeland, Jr.
Tim Krell Greg Stumpf Andy Van Meter
George Preckwinkle Abe Forsyth Cathy Scaife


Sangamon County Elected Officials:

Andy Goleman, Auditor Paul Palazzolo, Circuit Clerk Jim Allmon, Coroner
Don Gray, County Clerk Shannon Fehrholz, Supt. of Schools Dan Wright, State’s Attorney


“Thank you to the Sangamon County District Board Members and County Officials for their support and endorsement,” said Reising, candidate for Illinois Thirteenth Congressional District. “This campaign is about more than one person— it’s about sending a clear message that we want one of our own fighting for our values. The people of Southern and Central Illinois are looking for leaders who will tackle the high inflation, rising energy costs, and the skyrocketing crime rate.”