About Bob

Bob Bednar - A Real Republican!

Bob has served the GOP as a Lake County Committeeman since 1992. In 2003, Bob was elected to the Lake Bluff Park Board where he led efforts to Refinance the Park District’s Bond Debt - which resulted in saving the taxpayers over a million dollars in interest.

Bob has over 35 years experience in Banking and Finance. He was a Bank Controller for over 10 years and another 23 years as a Lending Officer. Bob has also held licenses in Property, Casualty, Life and Health Insurance. Bob received his BS in Accounting from Lewis University.

What's Important to Lake County Taxpayers!

  • Bob is Pro Jobs, Pro Family. We need a vibrant business economy so our children don't have to leave Illinois after they finish college.
  • STOP RAISING TAXES! High Property Taxes are forcing families to leave Lake County. We need to control Lake County tax increases.
  • Protect the Environment. When open spaces are safeguarded, families thrive. I will preserve the natural beauty of Lake County.

More about Bob Supporting the Republican Party.

Bob is the Chairman of the Republican Assembly of Lake County (RALC). The RALC is a grassroots political organization which promotes conservative principles and candidates within the Republican Party. Bob is also the Treasurer of the Lake County Life PAC, and a strong supporter of Paul Caprio's Family PAC.


Bob and his wife Jo Ann are pictured here with Senator Ted Cruz during a 2017 Family PAC fundraiser to benefit Conservative Republicans.


Bob and Jo Ann have been married for over 28 years. They live in the Links of English Meadows subdivision with their daughter Emily.