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Richard P. Myers

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Richard Myers
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Illinois House of Representatives District 94
Former member
Term in office began
1995
Term in office ended
died December 1, 2010
Political party Republican
Profession Businessman
Richard P. "Rich" Myers (December 27, 1947-December 1, 2010) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 94th District from 1995 until his death in 2010.

In March 2010, Myers was diagnosed with prostate cancer.[1] He died at age 62 on December 1, 2010.[2]

Myers was a businessman, farmer, and served in the United States Army Reserve.

He was a member of the United States Meat Export Federation Board of Directors, and the Country Companies Board of Directors, Illinois Farm Bureau Board of Directors, and AgriVisor Services, Incorporated Board of Directors.[3]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Myers won re-election to the 94th District seat against Democrat Earl W. Godt, II. He defeated Victoria Mohr in the Republican primary on February 2nd by a margin of 7,718 to 1,749. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 94 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard P. Myers (R) 23,301 71.04%
Earl W. Godt, II (D) 9,500 28.96%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Richard Myers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 94 receiving 28,386 votes, ahead of Democrat Earl Godt II who received 14,894 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 94 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard P. Myers (R) 28,386
Earl W. Godt II (D) 14,894

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Richard Myers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 94 receiving 21,072 votes ahead of Democrat Gail Russell who received 13,616 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 94 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard P. Myers (R) 21,072
Gail L. Russell (D) 13,616

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Myers collected $110,839 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $5,000
Ameren $3,000
McDonough County Republican Central Committee $2,650
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $2,500
John Deere & Co. $2,500


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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 94
1995–December 1, 2010
Succeeded by
Norine Hammond