Freeport– Jim Sacia, former Republican Representative of the 89th Illinois House district has announced he is endorsing Republican Steve Fricke for State Representative to the 89th House District seat. Mr. Sacia served the Illinois House district for 11 years.
Former Representative Jim Sacia said, “I proudly endorse Steve Fricke for the position of State Representative for the 89th District. Having had the privilege of serving as the 89th District State Representative for 11 years, I understand the significant diversity of the district. Steve recognizes that diversity. As a lifelong farmer, he will be a strong voice, not only for the agriculture and rural communities, but he will bring a great understanding of the needs of our urban citizens as well. A long-time school teacher, realtor, member of the Stephenson County board, Stephenson County Republican committee vice chair and Stephenson County Farm Bureau President, Steve Fricke is our best choice.”
During his service to the 89th District, Sacia served as the Republican Spokesperson for Agriculture & Conservation and also served on several committees some of which were; International Trade & Commerce, Elections & Campaign Reform and Appropriations-Public Safety.
“I am humbled as well as honored to receive the endorsement of Representative Sacia” Said Fricke. “Mr. Sacia represented the 89th district with integrity and honesty. He is known for listening to his constituency and then taking tough stands on the issues. His work as a resource to all citizens of the 89th District is unparalleled. Representative Sacia’s integrity in Springfield and his care for the people at home are the exact ideals that I want to emulate in serving the 89th District. “
Steve Fricke is a Stephenson county native, He currently owns and operates a beef and grain farm with his wife Kim. He is a former teacher in the Freeport School District, a licensed realtor, serves on the Stephenson County Board, the Stephenson County Farm Bureau board and the Stephenson County Convention and Visitors Bureau.
“Our campaign is built on serving all of the voters in the 89th district, and to be an unencumbered voice in Springfield that can work with like-minded representatives to turn the State of Illinois around.”