Dan Rutherford (born May 26, 1955) is an American politician. Rutherford is a former Illinois Treasurer. He served as a Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 53rd district, from 2003 to 2011, in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1993 to 2003, and as the Treasurer of Illinois from 2011 to 2015.
|Treasurer of Illinois|
January 10, 2011 – January 12, 2015
|Preceded by||Alexi Giannoulias|
|Succeeded by||Mike Frerichs|
|Member of the Illinois Senate|
from the 53rd district
|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives|
from the 87th district
|Born||May 26, 1955|
Pontiac, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||Illinois State University|
Rutherford won the open seat of Illinois Treasurer. Also running were Democratic nominee Robin Kelly, Constitution Party nominee Dawn Czarny, Green Party Party nominee Scott K. Summers, Libertarian nominee James Pauly, and Independent Conservative Christopher Pedersen.