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Representative Robert W. Pritchard (R) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
70th District

Photograph of  Representative  Robert W. Pritchard (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 70th District
200-3N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-0425
(217) 782-1275 FAX
District Office:
2600 DeKalb Avenue
Suite C
Sycamore, IL  60178
(815) 748-3494
(815) 748-4630 FAX

Years served: December 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ (Republican Spokesperson); Appropriations-Higher Education; Public Safety: Police & Fire Commit; Higher Education; Business Growth & Incentives; State Government Administration (Republican Spokesperson); Veterans' Affairs; Elementary & Secondary Education; Charter Schools Subcommittee; Science, Technology, Engineering,; Tax Policy: Business Climate Sub; Tax Policy: Income Tax Subcommittee; Tax Policy: Other Taxes Subcommitte; Tax Policy: Sales Tax Subcommittee.

Biography: Agriculture businessman; born Feb. 2, 1945, in Aurora; B.S. and Masters in Communication, University of Illinois; farmer and former Executive Director of Illinois Ag Leadership Foundation, seed marketer and specialist in public affairs, University Extension Communicator and County Ag Advisor, and Radio - TV reporter; served as County Board member and Chair, School Board member and a leader in community groups; married (wife, Mary) has two sons. To email Representative Pritchard, please visit the contact form on his website at

Associated Representative(s): Dave Syverson