Democratic nominee Brad Harriman has dropped out of the race for Illinois's 12th Congressional District due to a worsening medical condition, according to a release from his campaign. The Belleville News Democrat:
According to a report by the Associated Press, Democratic Rep. Jerry Costello will not reverse his decision to retire, and he will instead aid in the process of finding a new candidate. County Democratic chairs will choose the new nominee, as their GOP analogues did in the 12th District recently after Republican Rep. Tim Johnson abruptly retired after winning his primary.
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