DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Township Republican Organization announced their endorsement of Keith Matune in his primary campaign against incumbent state Rep. Ron Sandack for Illinois House District 81.
Matune is a high school social studies teacher in Indian Prairie District 204 and a member of the Downers Grove School District 99 Board. He is married with four children.
Downers Grove Township is the largest township in DuPage County and the largest Republican township in Illinois, according to a press release from Matune's campaign. It is comprised of 136 precincts and over 146,000 residents.
“Keith Matune is the clear choice for State Representative," Downers Grove Township Republican Organization Chairman Brian Krajewski said in a statement. "He is the conservative, grassroots Republican that will truly represent the values of the 81st District. Keith is a trusted teacher and school board member who is on the forefront of increased academic standards, accountability, and fiscal responsibility. We are proud to endorse Keith Matune for Illinois State Representative.”