Dale Risinger

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Dale Risinger
Dale Risinger.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 37
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
resigned February 28, 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Dale Risinger was a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Risinger has served in the Illinois from 2003-2011. Risinger was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015. However, on February 17, 2011, he submitted a letter of resignation, with his last day in office being February 28.[1]

Risinger graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana in 1968. Risinger is a retired construction engineer and used to work with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Committee assignments

Syverson served on these committees:



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Risinger won re-election to the 7th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Risinger (R) 63,186 100.0%

Risinger ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.[4]


On November 7, 2006, Republican Dale Risinger won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 37 receiving 43,138 votes, ahead of Democrat Bob Sheehan 29,059 votes.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Risinger (R) 43,138
Bob Sheehan (D) 29,059

Campaign donors


In 2010, Risinger received $255,910 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]


In 2006, Risinger collected $256,795 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
STS Consultants LTD $6,900
OSF Saint Francis Inc. $6,300
AT&T $5,500
Dynegy Inc. $5,050
Cullinan Companies LLC $5,000
Ohio Farmers Insurance Co. $5,000
Comed $4,500
Elm Consulting LLC $4,150
MidAmerican Energy $4,000
Illinois Construction Industry CMTE $4,000
Ameren $4,000
Christopher B. Burke Engineering $3,950
United Facilities Inc. $3,600
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,600
Illinois Credit Union League $3,350
Caterpillar $3,000
Illinois Realtors Association $2,900
Maurer-Stutz Inc. $2,600
Illinois State Medical Society $2,500
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers $2,500

District 37

Risinger represented Illinois Senate District 37. District 37 includes the Greater Peoria Region[8].


Dale is married to Joyce Risinger. They have three children and reside in Peoria, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Carl Hawkinson
Illinois Senate District 37
2003–February 28, 2011
Succeeded by
Darin LaHood