Quincy native Brian Deters launches congressional campaign

A Quincy native in his first political campaign has launched a bid to win the Democratic primary for the Illinois 18th Congressional District seat.

The first thing Brian Deters will tell you, however, is he's not a politician.

"First and foremost, I'm a husband, a dad and a teacher," Deters said in a brief interview with the Star-Gazette during a door-to-door campaign stop in Beardstown last week. &nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://etypeservices.com/Cass%20County%20Star%20GazetteID497/"><span style="font-size: 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">To view more, please log in or subscribe to the digital edition.</span></a></p>