“The response from voters has been both overwhelming and genuine,” Ammons said. “I’ve listened as voters have shared their thoughts and stories on the most crucial issues impacting their lives: the repeal of the ACA (Affordable Care Act), the need for clean energy jobs, cuts to Medicaid, Gov. Rauner’s manufactured state budget crisis, and more.”
The seat is currently held by U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville.
In April, Ammons formed her exploratory committee and began holding listening sessions throughout district. In May and June, Ammons has made stops in Bloomington-Normal, Springfield, Edwardsville and Champaign-Urbana.