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Representative Dave Severin (R)
116th District

Photograph of Representative  Dave Severin (R)

Springfield Office:
223-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1051
(217) 782-1275 FAX
District Office:
303 North Main Street
Benton, IL  62812
(618) 440-5090
(618) 440-5091 FAX
Additional District Addresses

Years served: January 2017 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Higher Education (Republican Spokesperson); Energy & Environment (Republican Spokesperson); Mental Health & Addiction; Veterans' Affairs.

Biography: 116th District State Representative Dave Severin is serving his fourth term in office. He represents all or parts of Edwards, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Marion, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, and White Counties. Dave is a small business owner in Benton; Previously served on the Benton grade school board for over 29 years, the Board of Directors for Centerstone community health not-for-profit for over 16 years, is a member of the Benton Lions Club, and an active member of the Whittington Church for over 20 years. Dave and his wife Penny have been married for over 40 years; their son Travis and his family also reside in Benton.

Associated Senator(s): Terri Bryant