Her successor, Don DeWitte, chosen by the Kane County Republican Party Chairman with the concurrence of his McHenry County counterpartreplaced her on Tuesday.
DeWitte served on the Regional Transportation Authority Board when he was apointed.
Prior to that he was Mayor of St. Charles, following in the footsteps of his father, who was also Mayor and his grandfather, who served on the city council.
Saturday afternoon at the County Fair, DeWitte spent considerable time chatting with folks at the McHenry County Republican party booth
Today, he sent out this ppress release:
Newly appointed Sen. Don DeWitte announces district office hours
Springfield, IL… Newly appointed State Senator for the 33rd District, Don DeWitte, announces his district office hours.
Replacing former State Senator Karen McConnaughay, DeWitte will maintain the same office location and hours until further notice.
DeWitte, who took office September 4, said he looks forward to serving the people of the 33rd District at the state level.
“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to represent the people and the region I have called home my entire life,” said Sen. DeWitte.
“I recognize Illinois faces many challenges, but I am hopeful that through cooperation and good leadership, we can put Illinois on a path to prosperity.
“I encourage my constituents to reach out to me with their concerns and comments as I do my best to represent their views in Springfield.”
The former St. Charles Mayor will represent constituents in all or part of the following communities: Algonquin, Batavia, Carpentersville, Crystal Lake, East Dundee, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Lakewood, Pingree Grove, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, St. Charles, Wayne, and West Dundee
Information regarding Sen. DeWitte’s legislative website and social media sites will be announced in the coming weeks. For now, DeWitte encourages constituents to contact his district office to receive state-related information.