Aug. 20, 2014

Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-Ill.)

  • District: 17th District, West -- Moline, Rock Island; parts of Decatur and Springfield
  • Residence: Colona
  • Born: January 23, 1964; Rock Island, Ill.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Christie Schilling; ten children
  • Education: Black Hawk College, attended 1982-83
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 2011-13
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Phil Hare, D
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (General Farm Commodities & Risk Management; Rural Development, Research, Biotechnology & Foreign Agriculture); Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Readiness); Small Business (Agriculture, Energy & Trade; Economic Growth, Tax & Capital Access; Healthcare & Technology)
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State Information: 17th District, West -- Moline, Rock Island; parts of Decatur and Springfield

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Bobby Schilling (R) 104,583 52.6%
Phil Hare (D) 85,454 43%
Roger Davis (GREEN) 8,861 4.5%
2008 general Phil Hare (D) 220,961 99.8%
2006 general Phil Hare (D) 115,025 57.2%
Andrea Zinga (R) 86,161 42.8%
2004 general Lane Evans (D) 172,320 60.7%
Andrea Zinga (R) 111,680 39.3%
2002 general Lane Evans (D) 127,093 62.4%
Peter Calderone (R) 76,519 37.6%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 56% John McCain: 42%
2004 John Kerry: 51% George W. Bush: 48%
2000 Al Gore: 53% George W. Bush: 43%