Patrick Sheehan sworn in as State Representative for the 37th District

On Friday, Patrick Sheehan was selected by the 37th Representative District Committee to fill the vacancy of retiring State Representative Tim Ozinga in the Illinois House of Representatives.

“I am honored to be the new Representative for the 37th District and serve the residents of Will and Suburban Cook counties,” said Patrick Sheehan. “I cannot wait to hit the ground running for suburban families by fighting tax hikes, keeping our communities safe, growing our economy and making a more ethical state government.”

With nearly two decades of service as a Police Officer, Patrick Sheehan brings a wealth of experience and dedication to his role as State Representative. Additionally, he has served as a Lockport Alderman and former Park Commissioner, illustrating his longstanding commitment to community engagement and leadership. His involvement in local initiatives, such as his presidency at the Lockport Jr Porters Football & Cheer Program and coaching at the Lockport Soccer Club, further underscores his deep ties to the community. Patrick resides happily with his wife, Susie, and their five children.

“The Illinois House Republicans are happy to welcome Patrick as the third law enforcement officer serving in our caucus,” said House Minority Leader Tony McCombie. “With the public safety challenges our state faces, Patrick’s expertise will enhance the general assembly and help make Illinois a place where families can feel safe and succeed.”