Diane Pappas Sworn in as Senator for DuPage 23rd District

A special session was held last night in the offices of the DuPage Democrat Organization to swear in Diane Pappas as Senator for the Illinois 23rd Legislative District. Pappas replaces Tom Cullerton who resigned his seat on February 23rd of this year. Senator Pappas will sit for the remainder of the term.

Pappas was selected from among four applicants, all of whom were interviewed in a meeting which 23rd District precinct committeepeople were invited to listen.

Prior to the ceremony, DuPage Democrat Chair Ken Mejia-Beal the and Addison Township Democratic Organization Chair Sarah Quinn signed the official paperwork. Senator Pappas was sworn in by Ann Sommerkamp, Executive Director of the DuPage County Democratic Party.

(Photo by Linda Oberg)