Rep. Ed Sullivan will step down on Dec 29.

Today, State Representative Ed Sullivan (R-Mundelein), who in August of 2015 announced that he would not seek reelection in 2016, has submitted his formal resignation to step down from the Illinois House of Representatives effective December 29, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

“It has been an honor of a lifetime to represent my hometown and the rest of the 51st District as a member of the General Assembly for the last fourteen years,” Sullivan said in his resignation letter. “I have been proud to serve the State of Illinois in the same hallowed chamber as my Great-Grandfather, former State Representative Thomas Bolger. Thank you for all the opportunities you have afforded me in the House as they have allowed me to be the best Representative possible.” Read more.