Republican Dan Swanson is running for reelection in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Swanson, from Alpha, will run in the newly redrawn 71st District, which runs from the Quad-Cities area through parts of Henry and Mercer counties to the Galesburg/Knoxville area, Monmouth and Macomb.
Before the recent redistricting, Swanson was serving in the 74th District.
Swanson is a farmer and a veteran, having served almost 30 years in the military, according to a news release. During his time as a representative, Swanson has focused on supporting agriculture and helping veterans, working families and rural communities.
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