A new candidate has announced he is seeking candidacy for the Republican nomination of State Representative for the new 108th District. This district covers all of Menard County, and portions of Sangamon, Christian, Macoupin, and Montgomery Counties.
Wayne Rosenthal, a Republican from Morrisonville, says that he has thrown in his hat to run for the new 108th District. Rosenthal has received several endorsements including Congressman Rodney Davis, Darin LaHood, and Mike Bost. He has also been supported by State Representatives Avery Bourne, Tim Butler and former State Rep Mike Murphy.
Rosenthal says that he and his family are excited to announce that he is running. He says he knows the area well, and has served the citizens for many years including the Illinois Air National Guard, coaching youth baseball, and serving in the General Assembly. ROsenthal also says that he plans to work hard, share his conservative vision for the state, and earn every vote in this election.
According to the press release sent out by Rosenthal’s campaign team, Rosenthal’s top priorities are supporting law enforcement, fighting corruption, creating jobs, stopping tax hikes, advocating for life, and protecting the second amendment. Rosenthal served in the Illinois Air National Guard’s 170th FIghter Squadron and retired as a Brigadier General (1-Star). He’s also a family farmer and former youth baseball coach.
Rosenthal currently serves as a Trustee on the Lincoln Land Community College Board of Trustees. He also spent time as Director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and time on the Illinois House of Representatives. Rosenthal has also served on the Morrisonville Community School District Board of Education and the Macoupin County Soil & Water Conservation District Board.
Rosenthal resides in Morrisonville with his wife Marcia and they have 3 children and 5 grandchildren.