Illinois State Rep Joe Sosnowski Headshot

State Rep. Joe Sosnowski proudly represents the 69th District which includes portions of Winnebago, Boone, and McHenry Counties.

Having first been elected to the Illinois General Assembly in 2010, Joe continues to advocate for the residents of the Rockford region and far northwestern suburbs with an emphasis on strengthening education, creating economic opportunities, and protecting the taxpayers of Illinois.

In the current 103rd General Assembly, Representative Sosnowski serves as the Republican Spokesperson on the Revenue and Finance Committee, a leadership position that plays a decisive role in legislative debates on state spending and budget priorities. He also serves on the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability.

Prior to joining the Illinois House of Representatives, Joe Sosnowski was elected to the DeKalb City Council after graduating from Northern Illinois University. In 2004, he moved and was elected to a city council again, this time in the City of Rockford, where he served as First Ward Alderman from 2005-2010.

Joe is a former real estate professional and previously served as the Director of Institutional Advancement at Rockford Christian Schools. He was a 2021-2022 recipient of the “Champion of Free Enterprise” award from the Illinois Chamber.

Joe is a member of Stateline Community Church and lives in Rockford with his wife Roxanne and their three children Aidan, Roman and Ellie.