Illinois House of Representatives District 22

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Illinois House of Representatives District 22
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Current incumbentMichael Madigan Democratic Party
Population111,664
Ethnicity5.3% Black, 37.1% Hispanic
Voting age73.5% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Illinois' twenty-second state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Michael Madigan.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 111,664 civilians reside within Illinois' twenty-second state house district.[1] Illinois state representatives represent an average of 108,734 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 105,248 residents.

About the chamber

Members of the Illinois House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Illinois legislators assume office the second Wednesday in January.

Qualifications

Article IV of the Illinois Constitution states: To be eligible to serve as a member of the General Assembly, a person must be a United States citizen, at least 21 years old, and for the two years preceding his election or appointment a resident of the district which he is to represent.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Illinois House of Representatives are paid $67,836/year. Additionally, legislators receive $111/day per diem.[2]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the state constitution mandates that the seat must be filled by appointment when allowed by law. The appointment must be made within 30 days after the vacancy. All vacancies must be filled by a member of the same political party that last held the seat.[3]

The vacancy must be filled by the respective party organizations covering the legislative district.[4] This must be voted on by the respective committeemen and committeewomen representing the legislative district.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Michael Madigan ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Terrence F. Goggin (R) withdrew from the race on December 26, 2013. Madigan was unchallenged in the general election[6][7][8]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on March 20, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 5, 2011. Incumbent Michael Madigan (D) defeated Robert Handzik (R) in the general election. Madigan defeated Olivia Trejo, Michele J. Piszczor and Mike Rodriguez in the Democratic primary, while Handzik was unopposed in the Republican primary.[9][10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Madigan Incumbent 76.7% 21,755
     Republican Robert Handzik 23.3% 6,599
Total Votes 28,354
Illinois House of Representatives, District 22 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Madigan Incumbent 75.7% 9,860
Olivia Trejo 4.5% 582
Michele J. Piszczor 17.1% 2,232
Mike Rodriguez 2.7% 347
Total Votes 13,021

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Illinois House of Representatives District 22 have raised a total of $23,017,481. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $1,353,969 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Illinois House of Representatives District 22
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $3,192,938 5 $638,588
2010 $4,894,078 2 $2,447,039
2008 $3,903,641 2 $1,951,821
2006 $2,565,453 2 $1,282,727
2004 $3,166,287 2 $1,583,144
2002 $2,132,530 2 $1,066,265
2000 $3,162,554 2 $1,581,277
Total $23,017,481 17 $1,353,969

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