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Representative Darin LaHood

Representing the 18th District of Illinois

Congressman LaHood Votes to Elect Paul Ryan as Speaker

October 29, 2015
Press Release
Rep. LaHood supports new Speaker as a voice for pro-growth economic policies and common sense Midwest values

Washington, D.C.—Congressman Darin LaHood (IL-18) voted in support of Rep Paul Ryan (WI-1) today on the floor of the House of Representatives. Ryan was overwhelmingly elected as new Speaker of the House, replacing retiring Speaker, John Boehner.

“I believe Paul Ryan is the fresh face the Republican Party has been in need of to press forward a common sense, conservative agenda I was elected to pursue. My duties remain grounded in representing the people of the 18th District of Illinois and feel that Mr. Ryan’s record on pro-growth economic policies and Midwestern values can put forth the leadership needed to be effective and transparent moving our conservative agenda ahead.”


Congressman Darin LaHood proudly serves the constituents of Illinois’ 18th Congressional District, consisting of more than 710,000 constituents across 19 counties throughout Central Illinois. Darin was born and raised in Central Illinois and currently resides in the Peoria area with his wife and three children.

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