Jesse White to run for 5th term at age 80

August 18, 2011 5:48:09 AM PDT
Jesse White says he plans to run for a fifth term as Illinois Secretary of State, a reversal of the position he took before last year's election.

White made the announcement to Democratic groups that gathered at the Illinois State Fair Wednesday. His announcement drew cheers from the crowd.

White is 77. He'll be 80 at the time of his next election.