|Illinois State Senate District 53|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Rutherford graduated from Illinois State with his Bachelor's degree in 1978. Also, Rutherford served as a Legislative Assistant for former State Representative Tom Ewing from 1978 to 1980 and was a Business Executive.
Rutherford serves on these committees:
- Executive Appointments
- Financial Institutions Ranking Republican Member
- Telecommunications and Technology .
Rutherford represents Illinois Senate District 53. District 53 includes the Central Illinois including the City of Pontiac.
Rutherford resides in Pontiac, Illinois.
- Biography from the Illinois General Assembly
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Sen. Rutherford's website