John (John) M. Cabello (R-SH090)
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Capitol: 217.782.8186
FAX: 217.782.1141
District: 815.974.0090
Room 217-N Stratton Office Building 401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
50 West Douglas Street
Free, IL 61032
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Committee Assignments
Minority SpokespersonHouse Committee on Appropriations - Public Safety
Minority SpokespersonHouse Committee on Police and Fire
MemberSubcommittee on Violence Reduction and Prevention
MemberHouse Committee on Immigration and Human Rights
MemberHouse Committee on Gaming
MemberHouse Committee on Judiciary - Criminal
MemberHouse Committee on Restorative Justice
MemberHouse Committee on Executive
MemberHouse Committee on Public Utilities
Counties Representing
Henry / Lee / Ogle / Whiteside


State Representative John Cabello was sworn into office in August of 2012 and was first elected to represent the 68th District in November of 2012. The 68th District includes areas of Rockford, Machesney Park, Roscoe, Loves Park, and Cherry Valley.

Originally from Texas, John and his family moved to Machesney Park at a very young age. He attended and graduated from Harlem High School in Machesney Park. John began serving his community by becoming a police officer for South Beloit and later transferring to Rockford where he became a detective. John has served almost 20 years as a police officer and is currently on a leave of absence from the Rockford Police Department. John previously served as a Winnebago County Board member for District 8 and currently works part-time for Stewart & Associates. Representative Cabello serves on five committees in the 101st General Assembly- Appropriations-Public Safety (Republican Spokesperson) Judiciary - Criminal Labor & Commerce Transportation- Regulation, Roads & Bridges Appropriations-Capital