Davidsmeyer to serve as Assistant Republican Leader for 102nd General Assembly

Springfield, IL… State Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer (R-Jacksonville) has been appointed by House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) to serve as Assistant Republican Leader for the 102nd General Assembly.  A Leader’s responsibilities include helping to lead the House Republican Caucus in bipartisan discussions, crafting public policy, mentoring new legislators and rounding up votes for important pieces of legislation.

“I am honored to continue to serve as Assistant Republican Leader for our caucus,” said Davidsmeyer.  “It is important that conservative values are heard when legislation is debated in Springfield.  I have always spoken my mind on legislation and policies to share their effects on our state and our region.”

Davidsmeyer has served as State Representative since 2012.  He is vice president at I.R.C.  He and his wife Kristen have two sons and live in Jacksonville.  Davidsmeyer served on the Jacksonville City Council prior to becoming State Representative.

House Republican Leader Jim Durkin selected Davidsmeyer for his leadership team because of C.D.’s experience at running a family business and representing central Illinois families.

“CD is a small businessman who understands firsthand the struggles of making payroll and keeping men and women employed during these unprecedented times.  He is a strong and reliable voice for central Illinois,” said Durkin.