Bryant Hitchings has been a lifelong resident of Central Illinois and grew up on a family farm in Waggoner, IL. He has resided in Rural Tuscola since 2010. Bryant married Samantha (Hansen) Hitchings from Tolono, Illinois in November 2011 and they welcomed home their first child Walter in July of 2015. Bryant's hobbies include hunting, snowmobiling, and cooking barbeque. He attended Undergraduate School at the University of Illinois Springfield and graduated with a B.A. in Legal studies in 2006. He graduated from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School in 2009 with a Juris Doctor. Mr. Hitchings has been an Assistant State's Attorney in Coles County since 2010.
He has prosecuted felony, misdemeanor, and traffic offenses and has conducted trials, motion hearings, and sentencing hearings. He has participated in over 100 bench trials. Mr. Hitchings can offer the people of Montgomery County aggressive prosecution with a common sense approach to sentencing. He looks forward to having the opportunity to keep his wife Samantha, Infant son Walter, and all citizens of Montgomery County safe. He is running as a Democrat candidate and would like to ask for your vote in November 2018.