Another candidate has thrown their hat into the ring in Illinois’ 13th Congressional District. Matt Goetten of Carrolton in Greene County, currently serves as Greene County State’s Attorney and as a Judge Advocate General with the Illinois Air National Guard. Goetten will be going up against Doctor David Gill of Normal, for the Democratic nomination to go up against Republican Tim Johnson.
Goetten was raised in Carrollton in Greene County, and attended St. John’s Elementary and Carrollton High School. In 2004, he was elected Greene County State’s Attorney. He, his wife Erin and 2 children, live in Carrollton.