A Quincy native returns to his hometown this weekend to announce he’s running for Congress next year.

Brian Deters, now residing in Morton, Illinois, will officially announce his intention to run in the 2018 Democratic primary for the 18th District Congressional seat Sunday at noon at Washington Park in Quincy.

On Saturday, Deters will hold meet and greets and petition signings at Harrison Pub at 8 p.m. and Revelry/Park Bench at 9:30 p.m.

The 18th Congressional District is currently represented in Washington by Republican Darrin LaHood.

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