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  Plummer concedes in Illinois congressional race
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Last EditedCOSDem  Nov 08, 2012 02:57pm
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News DateThursday, November 8, 2012 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Republican lumber company executive is conceding defeat in a southern Illinois congressional race.

Jason Plummer made Wednesday's announcement a day after voters in the 12th Congressional District elected Democrat Bill Enyart, a Belleville lawyer who has headed the Illinois National Guard. The Green Party's Paula Bradshaw finished third.

Plummer says in a one-paragraph statement e-mailed to The Associated Press that he thanks the thousands of supporters, volunteers and friends who backed his campaign.
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