Barrington Hills village president to run for Illinois House

By DREW ZIMMERMAN

Martin McLaughlin, who has served as Barrington Hills' village president since 2013, announced his candidacy for Illinois House Representative in the 52nd legislative district on Wednesday.

The seat currently is held by Rep. David McSweeney, who recently announced that he would not be running for another term in the House in 2020. Instead, the Barrington Hills Republican said he is eyeing a bid for Illinois Secretary of State or U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth’s seat...

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Barrington Hills Village President Running For McSweeney’s House Seat

Barrington Hills Village President Martin McLaughlin will run for the state 52nd state House District seat long held by Republican David McSweeney.

McLaughlin, also a Republican, is the first candidate to publicly announce a campaign for the seat since McSweeney said earlier this month he won't seek re-election in 2020. McSweeney, also a Barrington Hills resident, has held the office since 2012....

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