ROCKFORD -- State Rep. Chuck Jefferson (D-Rockford) resigned from his State House seat Tuesday, a Rockford news source is reporting. Jefferson reportedly gave no reason for stepping down from the seat he's held. Jefferson gave no reason for his resignation.
The 69-year-old is expected to announce his decision in downtown Rockford Thursday.
Jefferson has no Republican opponent in the Illinois 67th House District. Along with his resignation, he filed withdrawal papers from November's general election Wednesday, as well.
Local Democrat county chairmen, along with House leadership, will pick his replacement.