Robert F. Flider

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Robert F. Flider
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Illinois Director of Agriculture
Incumbent
In office
February 2012 - Present
Years in position 2
PartyNon-partisan
Elections and appointments
AppointedFebruary 15, 2012
Appointed byGovernor Pat Quinn (D)
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives
2003 – 2011
Mayor, Village of Mount Zion
1995 – 2003
Trustee, Village of Mount Zion
1991 – 1995
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Illinois University (1979)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1957
Websites
Office website
Robert F. Flider (b. October 22, 1957) is the Illinois Director of Agriculture. He was appointed to this position by Gov. Pat Quinn (D) on February 15, 2012.

Flider was previously a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 101st District from 2003 to 2011. He previously served as Mayor of the Village of Mount Zion from 1995-2003, and a Trustee from 1991-1995.

He is a member of the Decatur Rotary Club, Downtown Decatur Council/Seniorama Committee, Economic Development Corporation of Decatur and Macon County Board of Directors, and the United Way of Decatur and Macon County. [1]


Committee assignments

While in the Illinois House of Representatives, Flider served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Flider lost his bid for re-election to the 101st District seat to Republican Adam M. Brown.[2] He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Bob Flider won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 101. He ran unopposed receiving 37,367 votes.[3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 101 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert F. Flider (D) 37,367

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Robert Flider won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 101 receiving 16,489 votes ahead of Republican Dick Cain who received 13,746 votes.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 101 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Robert F. Flider (D) 16,489
Dick Cain (R) 13,746

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Flider collected $173,078 in donations.[5]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $9,500
Mid-Central Illinois District Council of Carpenters $5,351
Electrical Workers Local 146 $4,350
Southern & Central Illinois Laborers District Council $4,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,726

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Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Jennings
Illinois Director of Agriculture
2012-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 101
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Adam M. Brown