State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995.
State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995. File photo Belleville News-Democrat
State Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. D-Belleville, is not running for re-election in 2018 in the 57th state Senate District. He has been in office since 1995. File photo Belleville News-Democrat

A black Democrat has been in this seat since 1970. Will that change in 2018?

December 06, 2017 09:50 AM