Welcome new representatives, John Egofske and Jason Bunting

House Republican Leader Tony McCombie and members of the Caucus welcome two new Republican legislators who took the oath of office this weekend. Joining the ranks of the Illinois House of Representatives are State Representatives Jason Bunting and John Egofske. Both will be in Springfield on Tuesday to take up their legislative duties.

On Saturday, February 4th, Livingston County Board Member and family farmer Jason Bunting was sworn-in as the new State Representative of the 106th Illinois House District, replacing Tom Bennett, who was recently appointed to the Illinois State Senate. Bunting’s district covers portions of Ford, Grundy, Iroquois, LaSalle, Livingston, McLean, and Will Counties. Learn more about Rep. Jason Bunting.

Rep. John Egofske took the oath of office on Sunday, February 5th and will fill the vacancy left by former House Republican leader Jim Durkin. Egofske will continue to serve as the unpaid Mayor of Lemont a position he has held for six years. Egofske serves the residents of the 82nd District which includes parts of Cook, DuPage, and Will Counties. Learn more about Rep. John Egofske.