July 6, 2010 (CHICAGO) --Residents of Waukegan, North Chicago and Park City have a new state representative. Rita Mayfield took the oath of office Tuesday afternoon in Waukegan to represent the 60th District.
Mayfield is a north suburban school board member. She was appointed to complete the term of State Rep. Eddie Washington who died of a heart attack June 5.
Mayfield will be up for election in November.