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David Welter

Illinois State Representative - 75th District


David Welter

David Welter proudly represents the 75th District in the Illinois House of Representatives, which covers all or portions of Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, and Will counties. 

Appointed in 2016 and the first of his generation to serve in the state legislature, David came to the Illinois House to advocate for limited government and common-sense solutions to put Illinois on a sound economic and fiscal track. 

David started his career in the private sector serving as a Human Resources and Procurement Manager for a local trucking and construction equipment company. He is also a licensed real estate agent with RE/MAX Top Properties in Morris. Previously, he served as Chairman of the Grundy County Board, where he led the county toward balanced budgets, eliminating perks for county board members, and lowering property taxes. He now brings his private and local government experiences to Springfield. 

David is a member of the House Appropriations – Public Safety; Energy and Environment; Health Care Availability and Access; Judiciary – Civil; and, Public Utilities committees. In 2021, David was Chairperson of the House Republican Conference.

David and his wife, Ashley, reside in Morris with their three young children.

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