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Representative Dan Swanson (R)
71st District

Photograph of Representative  Dan Swanson (R)

Springfield Office:
200-3N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8032
District Office:
275 N. Division St.
PO Box 173
Woodhull, IL  61490
(309) 334-7474
(309) 334-8000 FAX

Years served: January 2017 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Agriculture & Conservation; Child Care Access & Early Childhood; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies (Republican Spokesperson); Higher Education (Republican Spokesperson); Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; Veterans' Affairs (Republican Spokesperson); Higher Ed-Campus Activities.

Biography: Family Farmer & Retired Lieutenant Colonel, Illinois Army National Guard; born July 30, 1959, in Woodhull; attended Black Hawk East and Western Illinois University; former Member of AlWood (Alpha and Woodhull) Board of Education, Henry County Board, and former Superintendent of Henry County Veterans Assistance Commission; married, has two adult sons.

Associated Senator(s): Michael W. Halpin