Larry Bomke

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Larry Bomke
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Illinois State Senate District 50
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Official website
Larry Bomke is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Bomke has served in the Illinois Senate since 1995. Bomke was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.

Bomke attended Lincoln Land Community College. Before becoming a Senator, Bomke was an insurance agent and served on the Sangamon County Board of Commissioners.

Committee assignments

Bomke serves on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Republican Larry Bomke won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 50 receiving 82,011 votes, ahead of Democrat John Devine (23,474 votes).[2]

Illinois State Senate, District 50 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Larry Bomke (R) 82,011
John Devine (D) 23,474

Campaign Donors


In 2008, Bomke collected $330,747 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $17,049
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $8,000
Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois $4,562
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $4,272
Illinois State Medical Society $4,000
Capitol Care Center $3,600
Electrical Workers Local 193 $3,470
Illinois Realtors Association $2,700
Walgreens $2,700
H. D. Smith Wholesale Drug Co. $2,350
Logan County Farm Bureau $2,350
AT&T $2,308
Illinois Credit Union League $2,120
Illinois Optometric Association $2,025
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $2,000
Norfolk Southern Corp $2,000
Service Employees Illinois State Council $2,000
Operating Engineers Local 965 $2,000
Brandt Consolidating Inc. $1,971
Menard County Republican Central CMTE $1,850

District 50

Bomke represents Illinois Senate District 50. District 50 includes the Greater Springfield region where the State Capitol is located[4].


Larry is married to Sally Jo Bomke. They have two children and reside in Springfield, Illinois.

FY 2011 budget

When discussions of FY 2011's budget went under way, Bomke said it’s impossible to balance the state’s budget by ordering a few unpaid days for state workers. He thinks anything that Pat Quinn does will only be a temporary fix.[5]

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Political offices
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Illinois Senate District 50
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