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Elmhurst Republican Nybo sworn in to Illinois Senate

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  • Video: Nybo Sworn In

  • Chris Nybo, who was appointed Monday to serve as state senator of the 24th Senate District of Illinois, gets a hug from Linda Russo of Ingleside Wednesday during his swearing in ceremony at the Sunken Garden Memorial in Lombard.

       Chris Nybo, who was appointed Monday to serve as state senator of the 24th Senate District of Illinois, gets a hug from Linda Russo of Ingleside Wednesday during his swearing in ceremony at the Sunken Garden Memorial in Lombard.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

  • Chris Nybo, who was appointed Monday to serve as state senator of the 24th Senate District of Illinois, gives his first talk Wednesday after his swearing in ceremony at the Sunken Garden Memorial in Lombard.

       Chris Nybo, who was appointed Monday to serve as state senator of the 24th Senate District of Illinois, gives his first talk Wednesday after his swearing in ceremony at the Sunken Garden Memorial in Lombard.
    Paul Michna | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Attorney Chris Nybo, an Elmhurst Republican, was sworn in Wednesday to his a seat in the Illinois Senate after being appointed to serve the rest of departing Kirk Dillard's term.

Nybo, who previously served one term in the Illinois House, is running in the November election to occupy the Senate seat full-time against Democrat Suzanne Glowiak of Western Springs.

Dillard is starting as the new chairman of the Regional Transportation Authority and stepped down from the Senate seat before the end of his term.

Nybo was chosen to replace Dillard by local Republican officials.

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