Elmhurst Patch , September 8, 2017.
ELMHURST, IL — An Elmhurst resident with a life-long interest in politics has announced his campaign for State Representative for the 47th District. Jim Caffrey, 52, has been a resident of Elmhurst since 2006 and has helped organize several campaigns at various levels.
Caffrey will kick off his campaign on Saturday, Sept. 16 in Elmhurst and Hinsdale. The first event will be held in Elmhurst at the plaza at First and Commerce next to the police station at 12:30 p.m. The campaign will move to Hinsdale at 4:30 p.m. for a kick-off event at the home of Laurie McMahon.
The position of State Representative for the 47th district will be open in the next election due to the current representative’s retirement announcement.