Illinois State Representative and Mokena Native, Tim Ozinga, Announces Immediate Resignation


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Mokena, IL – Republican State Representative Tim Ozinga of the 37th District, serving since 2021, announced his resignation effective as of Monday, April 8, at 11:59 PM.

In a heartfelt statement, Ozinga expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to serve his constituents and his ongoing commitment to the state. “It has been a privilege to serve the constituents of the 37th District. As of today, my service in the Illinois House will end. However, I will continue to dedicate my time and efforts to make Illinois a better place,” Ozinga stated. He emphasized his continued dedication to advocating for the people of his district and the state’s progress.

According to a press release from Monday night, the resignation takes immediate effect, leaving a vacancy in the Illinois House that, by state law, must be filled within 30 days. The appointment to fill the vacancy will be made by the political party of the last incumbent, ensuring continuity in representation for the residents of the 37th District.


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