David S. Olsen

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David Olsen
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 81st district
In office
August 3, 2016 (2016-August-03) – January 9, 2019 (2019-January-09)
Preceded byRon Sandack
Succeeded byAnne Stava-Murray
Personal details
Born (1988-09-13) September 13, 1988 (age 30)
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceDowners Grove, Illinois
Alma materUniversity of Illinois (B.A.)
WebsiteOfficial website

David S. Olsen (born September 13, 1988) is a former Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives. He was appointed to the 81st district seat in August 2016 by Republican party leaders in DuPage and Will counties following the resignation of Ron Sandack.[1] In 2018, Olsen narrowly lost reelection to Democratic candidate Anne Stava-Murray.[2] In 2019, Olsen ran for mayor of Downers Grove and also lost narrowly.

He was also the Vice Chair of the College of DuPage Board of Trustees, a position to which he was appointed in 2016 by Illinois Community College Board Chairman Lazaro Lopez.[3]


  1. ^ Rhodes, Dawn (July 31, 2016). "Downers Grove, College of DuPage board member appointed to Sandack seat". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved August 1, 2016.
  2. ^ https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20181106/stava-murray-beats-olsen-in-81st-house-race
  3. ^ Dumke, Mick (July 30, 2016). "Downers Grove official named to replace Rauner ally, Rep. Sandack". Chicago Sun Times. Retrieved August 1, 2016.

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