LOCKPORT, IL — State representative John Connor of Lockport has announced his candidacy for Illinois Legislative District 43. State Sen. Pat McGuire, who currently serves for District 43,recently announced his decision not to seek reelection.

Connor is a Lockport resident who was born and raised in Joliet. According to a release, Connor spent nearly 20 years serving Will County as a criminal prosecutor in the State’s Attorney’s Office.

Most recently, Rep. Connor worked on preventing the Fairmont area’s water system from being privatized, expanding broadband access throughout Illinois through his seat on the Governor’s Broadband Advisory Council, and chairing an Election Cybersecurity subcommittee to examine the state’s election security in advance of the 2020 election, according to a release.

The 43rd District seat will be up for election in November 2020.

The 43rd Legislative District is located primarily in Will County with a small portion of DuPage County and includes the communities of Bolingbrook, Channahon, Crest Hill, Elwood, Fairmont, Ingalls Park, Joliet, Lockport, Preston Heights, Rockdale, Romeoville and Woodridge.



via Homer Glen-Lockport Patch

September 24, 2019 at 01:04PM