Fricilone starts campaign for bid to U.S. Congress

Jul 19, 2019 192

BY: Kyle Garmes

In 2018, the race for U.S. representative of the Third Congressional District of Illinois drew national attention, in part because the lone Republican candidate was Arthur Jones, a former neo-Nazi who described himself as a “white racialist.” Mike Fricilone, of Homer Glen, doesn’t want to see that happen again.
Longtime incumbent Dan Lipinski, a Democrat from Western Springs, won the 2018 election, and Fricilone will now try to beat Lipinski or another Democrat in next year’s election. Fricilone, 64, announced his candidacy in June, becoming the only Republican in the race.

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