DAVIS, Rodney, a Representative from Illinois; born in Des Moines, Polk County,
Iowa, January 5, 1970; attended the public schools in Taylorville, Ill.; B.A.,
Millikin University, Decatur, Ill., 1992; staff, Illinois secretary of state,
1992-1996; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Illinois state house of
representatives in 1996; staff, United States Representative John M. Shimkus of
Illinois, 1997-2012; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Taylorville, Ill., in
2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the two
succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2013-present).