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Chris Nybo
Chris Nybo.jpg
Candidate for
Illinois State Senate, District 24
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives, District 41
January 12, 2011-2013
J.D.University of Chicago Law School
ProfessionAlderman, Elmhurst City Council
Personal website
Chris Nybo was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 3 of the Illinois State Senate.

Nybo served in the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 41 from 2011 to 2013.


Nybo earned his B.S. from Dartmouth College and his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. He is former alderman in the Chicago suburb of Elmhurst, where he served as Vice Chairman of the city council's Public Affairs & Safety Committee.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nybo served on the following committees:


Campaign themes


Nybo's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Restoring Illinois Financial Health
  • "Led effort to pass first fiscally responsible and balanced state budget in decades
  • Co-sponsored meaningful pension reform
  • Sponsored bill to repeal Lame Duck tax increases
  • Chief co-sponsor of Budget Review Act
  • Sponsored PAYGO (Pay As You Go) legislation requiring lawmakers to offset any new spending with cuts in other areas"
  • Implementing Meaningful Ethics Reform
  • "Principal sponsor banning politicians from putting their names and faces on taxpayer funded signs
  • Chief sponsor with Rep. Sandra Pihos of legislation to end the controversial, unfunded and abused General Assembly tuition waivers
  • Supports term limits to prevent “career politicians” that serve for decades"
  • Protecting Our Children and Seniors
  • "Authored law expanding availability of life-saving allergy medicine for school children who suffer from severe allergies
  • Primary sponsor of several bills increasing homestead exemption protecting seniors from rising property
  • Sponsor of historic education reforms to improve school accountability and teacher evaluations
  • Lead co-sponsor of ‘Caylee’s Law’making it a criminal offense to fail to promptly report a child’s death or disappearance"
  • Creating Jobs and Improving Illinois Business Climate
  • "Only House Republican to support worker’s comp reform saving Illinois businesses hundreds of millions of dollars on rates and promoting job creation
  • Lead sponsor to boost start-up capital for emerging tech companies by allowing State to invest in venture capital funds that attract and support tech entrepreneurs
  • Chief co-sponsor of Illinois Enterprise Commission Act, requiring review and repeal of fees, laws and regulations driving jobs away from Illinois"



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Suzanne Glowiak ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Chris Nybo defeated Dennis M. Reboletti in the Republican primary. Nybo was sworn in as the district's senator on August 6, 2014, after being appointed to serve out the remainder of Kirk Dillard's term. Nybo then defeated Glowiak in the general election.[3][4][5][6][7]

Illinois State Senate District 24, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Nybo 60.3% 47,590
     Democratic Suzanne Glowiak 39.7% 31,357
Total Votes 78,947


See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Nybo ran for election to the 24th District seat in the Illinois State Senate in 2012. He lost to incumbent Kirk Dillard in the Republican Primary on March 20, 2012.[8][9]


Nybo defeated Brian J. Stephenson (D) in the state's November 2, 2010 general election.[10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 41 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Nybo (R) 25,537 62.43%
Brian J. Stephenson (D) 14,166 37.57%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Nybo raised $254,054 in contributions. [11]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Nybo, Christopher $38,163
Nybo, Laurence $16,000
Nybo, Barbara $10,000
Nybo, Barbara $5,000
Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois $5,000


Nybo and his wife, Faye, have two children.[12]


Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[13][14]


Nybo received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[14]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Bob Biggins (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 41
Succeeded by
Darlene Senger (R)