Longtime State Rep. Jack McGuire, D-Joliet, planned to resign Friday morning from his job in the , Will County Executive Larry Walsh said.
McGuire is fresh off and was set to face off against Republican challenger Ryan Alm in the fall.
"Officially it's going to take place this morning," Walsh said of McGuire's resignation.
McGuire failed to return numerous calls for comment.
"He's indicated health reasons have prevented him from serving in the capacity" he wants, Walsh said. "I guess he's just decided it's time to bow out graciously and with dignity."
McGuire has served as a state representative for more than two decades.