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Oct 6, 2016

Chicago Tribune Endorses David Olsen

David is proud to have the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune. Citing how he fought for the taxpayers of Downers Grove when other commissioners wanted to build an extravagant $52 Million municipal complex, the Chicago Tribune put their support behind Representative Olsen to retain his seat. Representative Olsen will be a strong voice in Springfield……

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Oct 5, 2016

David S. Olsen is Endorsed by the Daily Herald

The Daily Herald today announced their endorsement of Representative Olsen. Stating that Rep. Olsen is “ready to dive in and try to solve the myriad problems facing the state,” the Daily Herald has deemed David S. Olsen to be the best candidate to represent the needs of the 81st District in Springfield. Given the immense……

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Sep 15, 2016

Representative Olsen’s Chicago Tribune Questionnaire

Representative Olsen laid out many of his policy stances in his answers to the Chicago Tribune’s endorsement questionnaire. The questionnaire can be found on the Tribune’s website, here.…

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Aug 29, 2016

Olsen rejects legislative pension

State Representative David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) proved his aggressive stance toward improving the fiscal situation of Illinois when he rejected the legislative pension as one of his first acts as a lawmaker. The 27-year-old Republican of the Illinois House of Representatives shared that the move to withdraw from the General Assembly Retirement System (GARS)……

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Aug 16, 2016

House Republican Leader Appoints Rep. David S. Olsen to Serve on Key House Education Committees

In recognition of his commitment to education for all Illinois students from pre-K to college, State Representative David S. Olsen (R-Downers Grove) has been selected to serve on three different committees and task forces that focus on the issue. House Republican Leader Jim Durkin (R-Western Springs) announced the new Representative’s committee assignments on Monday. “Education……

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Aug 10, 2016

David Olsen sworn in as 81st District representative

The 81st Legislative House District has a new representative, following former Rep. Ron Sandack’s sudden resignation last month. David Olsen, of Downers Grove, was sworn in Aug. 3 at Downers Grove South High School. Associate Judge Ann Celine O’Hallaren Walsh of the 18th Judicial Circuit Court administered the oath of office, and Olsen’s grandmother held……

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Jul 31, 2016

Downers Grove, College of DuPage board member appointed to Sandack seat

DuPage and Will County GOP leaders have tapped Downers Grove Republican David Olsen to fill ex-Rep. Ron Sandack’s seat in the Illinois House, and to contest the November general election in his place. DuPage County GOP Chair Brian Krajewski and Will County GOP Chair Kathy Havel announced that they picked Olsen to temporarily represent the……

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