Jason Plummer

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Jason Plummer
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Naval Reserves
Campaign website
Jason Plummer is a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 12th Congressional District of Illinois. Plummer is a Republican leader and business executive, who was his party's nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in 2010. Previously, he served as the Chairman of the Madison County Republican Party. He is currently the Vice President for Corporate Development for R.P. Lumber, a family-owned company.

Plummer is a graduate of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. While a student, he started a wireless internet company, to provide broadband access to rural communities in downstate Illinois. He has interned for U.S. Senator Peter Fitzgerald and for the Heritage Foundation, in Washington, D.C., and is presently an Intelligence Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserves.

In the February 2, 2010 primary for Lieutenant Governor, Plummer finished first among six candidates, narrowly ahead of State Senator Matt Murphy. In the general election, he will run on a ticket with State Senator Bill Brady.

The IL GOP team for Governor and Lieutenant Governor faced Democratic gubernatorial nominee Pat Quinn and his running mate (who will be appointed by the Illinois Democratic Party, as the winner of that Lt. Governor primary has withdrawn. [1]) Schorsch, Kristen in the election to be held November 2, 2010.


Plummer is a member of First Baptist Church of Maryville where, in his spare time, he coaches youth sports.



See also: Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012

Plummer is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 12th District. Plummer is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket. [2] The signature filing deadline is December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.


See also: Illinois lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010 and Lieutenant Governor elections, 2010

Plummer faced Sheila Simon (D), Don W. Crawford (G), Ed Rutledge (L) and Baxter B. Swilley (I) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Campaign Themes


Plummers' major campaign themes include: [3]

  • Jobs
  • Taxes
  • Spending
  • ObamaCare
  • Tort Reform
  • Energy and Agriculture
  • Military
  • Labor
  • 2nd Amendment
  • Culture

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