Illinois state Rep. Tom Demmer, R-Dixon, answers questions from the media following a meeting of the Special Investigating Committee II at the Illinois Capitol Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. The committee is looking into House Speaker Michael Madigan's role in a bribery scandal involving utility giant Commonwealth Edison.

State Rep. Tom Demmer, of Dixon, is contemplating a run for statewide business office in 2022. Irrespective of whether for governor, U.S. Senate or a further place, he has not made the decision.

The 34-12 months-outdated Illinois Household deputy minority chief has most a short while ago been in the information as the foremost Republican on the House Particular Investigating Committee of Democratic Speaker Michael Madigan. He’s also just one of the Property Republicans’ lead negotiators on the point out finances and Medicaid laws.

Demmer stated in an interview with Capitol Information Illinois this week that he started contemplating a statewide operate after discussions with colleagues on some of the “longer operating issues” going through Illinois, which include community corruption and seemingly in no way-ending funds pressures. Those people challenges, he explained, have sewn distrust in government that he believes can be remedied by means of bipartisan challenge fixing and coalition making.