Mike Fortner

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Mike Fortner
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 95th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Randy Hultgren
Personal details
Born Chicago, Illinois
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Rebecca
Profession physicist

Mike Fortner is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 49th district. He has also been a researcher at Fermilab since 1987, and a professor at Northern Illinois University since 1993. Before election to the House, he had been the Mayor of West Chicago, Illinois.

On November 7, 2006 he defeated Democrat Dirk Enger, succeeding Randy Hultgren who was elected State Senator in the 48th district.

Fortner holds a Ph.D. in physics from Brandeis University.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

  • 2006 Election for State Representative 95th district
    • Mike Fortner (R) 60.61%
    • Dirk Enger (D) 39.39%


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