|U.S. House, Illinois, District 12|
|Bachelor's||University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign|
|Service/branch||United States Naval Reserves|
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.
Plummer 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. He is also currently the Vice President for Corporate Development for R.P. Lumber, a family-owned company.
On his campaign website Plummer has 10 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are: 
- Tort Reform
- Energy and Agriculture
- 2nd Amendment
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.  The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
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 Governor primary has withdrawn. ) 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.
- Campaign Website
- Plummer for Illinois YouTube Channel
- Jason Plummer on Facebook
- Jason Plummer on Twitter
- Profile at OurCampaigns
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Jason Plummer for Congress "About" Accessed February 20, 2012
- Jason Plummer for Congress "Issues" Accessed December 30, 2011
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Plummer, Callis jumping into fray for Costello's Illinois congressional seat" Accessed December 5, 2011
- Scott Lee Cohen, Democratic lieutenant governor nominee, quits race. Chicago Tribune. February 7, 2010.
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