Robert Enriquez

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Robert Enriquez
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Illinois Human Rights Commission
Former member
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AppointedMay 2005
Term limitsN/A
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Secretary of State 2010 elections
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Robert Enriquez (born in Honduras) is a former Republican member of the Illinois Human Rights Commission. He was served in that position from 2005 to 2011. On September 28, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging Democratic incumbent Jesse White in the general election.[1] He, however, went on to lose in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving only twenty-seven percent of the vote.


  • Bachelor's degree in management science, Case Western Reserve University
  • Master's of Business Administration degree, Baldwin-Wallace College
  • Graduated from the United States Marine Corps Command and Staff College- Washington, District of Columbia

Professional experience

Enriquez was named in 1999 to head the transfer of a foreign Ford automotive capability company from overseas to Glendale Heights, Illinois. Six years later, he was appointed to a state mandated Republican seat on the Illinois Human Rights Commission where he helps modify or reverse adjudicated punitive and damage complaints throughout the State under the Illinois Human Rights Act.

Other roles

  • Board Member, River Valley Workforce Investment Board
  • Former President and Board Member, Aurora Hispanic Chamber of Commerce



See also: Illinois Secretary of State election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Secretary of State - Republican Primary
  • Robert Enriquez ran unopposed in this contest
2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Jesse White 69.9%
     Republican Party Robert Enriquez 27.0%
     Libertarian Party Josh Hanson 3.1%
Total Votes 3,707,224

Campaign contributions


According to Follow the Money, Enriquez has raised $30,917 in 2010 for his secretary of state campaign as of September 28, 2010.[3]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Robert Enriquez $7,666
Bill Brady $5,000
Rapidmedia Inc. $4,466
Dave Flores Productions $3,700
Citizens for Christine Radogno $1,000


Enriquez currently resides in Aurora, Illinois with his wife, Dania. The couple has had four children together - Noelia, Adriana, Alexandra, and Robert Jr.

Contact information

Campaign Address:
Robert Enriquez for Secretary of State
3015 E. New York St., #A2-138
Aurora, IL 60504

Phone: (312) 675-2010

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External links

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