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Name: Sen. Mark Costello, Republican

Office/District: State Senate District 12

Hometown: Imogene

Profession: Farmer

Why running for re-election: “I guess I feel really good about what we’ve been able to accomplish the last three years and I want to continue. There are still things we want to do and need to do. I feel like I’m in a position where I can continue to help. I guess that’s the main thing — I just want to continue what we’ve been doing.”