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|Profession =Restaurant Owner
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|Religion =Roman Catholic
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{{tnr}}'''Robert Todd "Bobby" Schilling''' (b. January 23, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]. Schilling was elected by voters from [[Illinois' 17th congressional district]]. Schilling ran unopposed in the [[Republican]] primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
{{tnr}}'''Robert Todd "Bobby" Schilling''' (b. January 23, 1964) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]. Schilling was elected by voters from [[Illinois' 17th congressional district]]. Schilling ran unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
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According to a March 2012 article in ''Roll Call,'' Schilling is one of the top 10 most vulnerable incumbents.<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/features/Election-Preview_2012/election/-213163-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Top 10 Vulnerable: Targets on Their Backs," March 16, 2012]</ref>
 
According to a March 2012 article in ''Roll Call,'' Schilling is one of the top 10 most vulnerable incumbents.<ref>[http://www.rollcall.com/features/Election-Preview_2012/election/-213163-1.html ''Roll Call'' "Top 10 Vulnerable: Targets on Their Backs," March 16, 2012]</ref>
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Schilling is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|centrist Republican follower]]".<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/robert_schilling/412423 ''Gov Track'' "Robert “Bobby” Schilling" Accessed April 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Schilling was born and raised in Rock Island, [[Illinois]]. He graduated from Alleman Catholic High School and attended Black Hawk College. <ref name="about"> [http://www.reelectbobby.com/index.php/about ''Bobby Schilling' "Meet Bobby" Accessed November 3, 2011] </ref>
 
Schilling was born and raised in Rock Island, [[Illinois]]. He graduated from Alleman Catholic High School and attended Black Hawk College. <ref name="about"> [http://www.reelectbobby.com/index.php/about ''Bobby Schilling' "Meet Bobby" Accessed November 3, 2011] </ref>
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==Career==
 
==Career==
*1983-1987: Container Corporation of America<ref name="about"/>
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*2011-Present: [[United States House of Representatives]], [[Illinois' 17th congressional district]]
**Union Stewart: United Paper Workers International Union
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*1987-1995: Prudential Insurance Company, Insurance Agent<ref name="about"/>
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*1991-1995: United Food and Commercial Workers Union<ref name="about"/>
 
*1991-1995: United Food and Commercial Workers Union<ref name="about"/>
 
*1996: Opened Saint Giuseppe's Heavenly Pizza in Moline, [[Illinois]]<ref name="about"/>
 
*1996: Opened Saint Giuseppe's Heavenly Pizza in Moline, [[Illinois]]<ref name="about"/>
*2011-Present: [[United States House of Representatives]], [[Illinois' 17th congressional district]]
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*1987-1995: Prudential Insurance Company, Insurance Agent<ref name="about"/>
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*1983-1987: Container Corporation of America<ref name="about"/>
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**Union Stewart: United Paper Workers International Union
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===U.S. House of Representatives===
 
===U.S. House of Representatives===
 
====2011-2012====
 
====2011-2012====
 
Schilling serves on the following committees:<ref name="committees"> [http://schilling.house.gov/Biography/Committees.htm ''Congressman Bobby Schilling'' "Committees" Accessed November 3, 2011] </ref>
 
Schilling serves on the following committees:<ref name="committees"> [http://schilling.house.gov/Biography/Committees.htm ''Congressman Bobby Schilling'' "Committees" Accessed November 3, 2011] </ref>
* [[United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture|Agriculture Committee]]
** Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
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**Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
** Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture
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**Subcommittee on Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services]]<ref name="committees"/>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services|Armed Services Committee]]<ref name="committees"/>
** Subcommittee on Readiness
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**Subcommittee on Readiness
** Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
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**Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business]]<ref name="committees"/>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Small Business|Small Business Committee]]<ref name="committees"/>
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Political Positions===
 
===Political Positions===
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Schilling is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|17th District]]. Schilling is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.<ref>[http://qctimes.com/news/local/article_eaccbc5e-8d54-11e0-b252-001cc4c03286.html ''Quad-City Times'' "Hare rules out another run for Congress" Accessed December 15, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
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Schilling is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|17th District]]. Schilling is seeking the nomination on the [[Republican]] ticket.<ref>[http://qctimes.com/news/local/article_eaccbc5e-8d54-11e0-b252-001cc4c03286.html ''Quad-City Times'' "Hare rules out another run for Congress" Accessed December 15, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.
  
 
Schilling ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]] on March 20, 2012. [[Cheri Bustos]] defeated candidates [[Greg Aguilar]] and [[George Gaulrapp]] in the [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]].<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Schilling will face [[Cheri Bustos|Bustos]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.
 
Schilling ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]] on March 20, 2012. [[Cheri Bustos]] defeated candidates [[Greg Aguilar]] and [[George Gaulrapp]] in the [[Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]].<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Schilling will face [[Cheri Bustos|Bustos]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
On November 2, 2010, Schilling won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Phil Hare (D) and Roger K. Davis (G) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
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On November 2, 2010, Schilling won election to the [[United States House of Representatives]]. He defeated Phil Hare ([[Democratic|D]]) and Roger K. Davis ([[Green]]) in the general election.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/member_info/electionInfo/2010election.pdf ''U.S. Congress House Clerk'' "Statistics of the Congressional Election of November 2, 2010"]</ref>  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
[[File:Bobby Schilling 2010 Donor Breakdown.jpg|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Schilling's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
 
[[File:Bobby Schilling 2010 Donor Breakdown.jpg|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Schilling's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
Schilling won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schilling's campaign committee raised a total of $1,103,009  and spent $1,093,250 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?type=I&cid=N00000245&newMem=N&cycle=2008 ''Open Secrets'' "John Kerry 2008 Election Cycle," Accessed October 2011]</ref>
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Schilling won election to the [[U.S. House of Representatives]] in 2010. During that election cycle, Schilling's campaign committee raised a total of $1,103,009  and spent $1,093,250 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?type=I&cid=N00000245&newMem=N&cycle=2008 ''Open Secrets'' "John Kerry 2008 Election Cycle," Accessed October 2011]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Bobby + Schilling + Illinois + House'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Bobby + Schilling + Illinois + House'''
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Schilling has been married to his wife Christie for 25 years and together they have 10 children: Terry, Aaron, Levi, Joe, Isabel, Rachel, Olivia, Sam, Sophia, and Anthony. <ref name="about"/>
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Schilling has been married to his wife Christie for over 25 years and together they have 10 children: Terry, Aaron, Levi, Joe, Isabel, Rachel, Olivia, Sam, Sophia, and Anthony. <ref name="about"/>
  
 
==External Links==
 
==External Links==
 
*[http://schilling.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://schilling.house.gov/ Official House website]
 
*[http://www.reelectbobby.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.reelectbobby.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/user/repbobbyschilling Official Youtube channel]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 17:54, 20 April 2012

Robert T. Schilling
Robert T. Schilling.jpg
U.S. House, Illinois, District 17
Incumbent
In office
January 3, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolAlleman Catholic High School
Bachelor'sBlack Hawk College
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 23, 1964
Place of birthRock Island, Illinois
ProfessionRestaurant Owner
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Robert T. Schilling campaign logo
Robert Todd "Bobby" Schilling (b. January 23, 1964) is a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Schilling was elected by voters from Illinois' 17th congressional district. Schilling ran unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.[1]

According to a March 2012 article in Roll Call, Schilling is one of the top 10 most vulnerable incumbents.[2]

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Schilling is a "centrist Republican follower".[3]

Biography

Schilling was born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois. He graduated from Alleman Catholic High School and attended Black Hawk College. [4]

Career

Committee assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Schilling serves on the following committees:[5]

Issues

Political Positions

Percentage voting with party

Robert T. Schilling voted with the Republican Party 91% of the time, which ranked 159 among the 242 House Republican members as of November 2011.[6]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 17th congressional district elections, 2012

Schilling is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 17th District. Schilling is seeking the nomination on the Republican ticket.[7] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.

Schilling ran unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. Cheri Bustos defeated candidates Greg Aguilar and George Gaulrapp in the Democratic primary.[1] Schilling will face Bustos in the general election on November 6, 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Schilling won election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated Phil Hare (D) and Roger K. Davis (Green) in the general election.[8]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 17th Congressional District, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRobert T. Schilling 52.6% 104,583
     Democratic Phil Hare 43% 85,454
     Green Roger K. Davis 4.5% 8,861
Total Votes 198,898

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Schilling's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Schilling won election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schilling's campaign committee raised a total of $1,103,009 and spent $1,093,250 .[9]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Bobby + Schilling + Illinois + House

All stories may not be relevant to this official due to the nature of the search engine.

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Personal

Schilling has been married to his wife Christie for over 25 years and together they have 10 children: Terry, Aaron, Levi, Joe, Isabel, Rachel, Olivia, Sam, Sophia, and Anthony. [4]

External Links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Phil Hare
U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois, District 17
2011–Present
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