Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White won't seek re-election

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SPRINGIFIELD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Thursday he will not seek a seventh term.

White told Politico​ that his sixth term would mark his "last tour of duty."

White says he intends to finish his current term, which ends in 2022. He has served as the Illinois Secretary of State since 1999.