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Dan Rutherford

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Dan Rutherford
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Illinois State Senate District 53
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Official website
Dan Rutherford is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. He has represented District 53 since 2003 and currently serves as an Assistant Minority Leader. Rutherford was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010. Rutherford is a declared candidate in 2010 for Illinois Treasurer on the Republican ticket. Before becoming a Senator, Rutherford was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003.

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.

Committee assignments

Rutherford serves on these committees:


Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Dan Rutherford won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 53 receiving 90,199 votes.[2]


Illinois State Senate, District 53 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Dan Rutherford (R) 90,199


Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008, Rutherford collected $770,475 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Muneer A. Satter $50,000
James J. Liautaud $25,000
Terence M. Graunke $25,000
CMTE for Legislative Action $10,000
Illinois Bankers Association $7,500
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $6,000
HSBC North America $5,000
AT&T $5,000
Alexander D. Stuart $5,000
Robert D. Stuart Jr. $5,000
Deborah M. Olinger $5,000
Citizens for Dale A. Righter $5,000
Illinois Credit Union League $4,250
Richard W. Porter $4,000
Comcast $4,000
Albert C. Hanna $4,000
Illinois Health Care Association $4,000
Illinois Realtors Association $3,800
Sexton Companies $3,800
Illinois Automatic Merchandising Council $3,625



District 53

Rutherford represents Illinois Senate District 53. District 53 includes the Central Illinois including the City of Pontiac[4].

Personal

Rutherford resides in Pontiac, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 53
2003–present
Succeeded by
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