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Shimkus, Phelps In Fight for Political Careers

By Tom Weber, KWMU

Metro-East, IL –

Voters in the St. Louis region have seen a lot of two Illinois Congressmen, John Shimkus and David Phelps, this election season. That's because they're facing off in one of the state's closest race for Congress this year.

It's the only race in Illinois pitting one Representative against another, and the winner will end up serving a small slice of the Metro-East, along with most of southeastern Illinois.

KWMU's Tom Weber has this preview.