Two years ago Nancy Zettler ran for State Representative against Republican Allen Skillicorn and lost.
This year she thought she was running against State Senator Karen McConnaughay, but McConnaughay resigned to take a post in the private sector.
Then Republican Party leaders appointed RTA Board member and former St. Charles Mayor Don DeWitte to replace McConnaughay through the end of her term.
Zettler has had young men knocking on doors on her behalf.
She has a TV ad that was screened at least Monday.
Democrats have sent out two mailings for Zettler, which can be seen below: