Illinois House of Representatives District 58

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Illinois House of Representatives District 58
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Current incumbentScott Drury Democratic Party
Population101,562
Ethnicity1.5% Black, 6.2% Hispanic
Voting age73.1% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Illinois' fifty-eighth state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Scott Drury.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 101,562 civilians reside within Illinois' fifty-eighth 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 Scott Drury ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Mark Neerhof ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Drury then defeated Neerhof in the general election.[6][7][8][9]

Illinois House of Representatives District 58, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Drury Incumbent 56% 20,252
     Republican Mark Neerhof 44% 15,895
Total Votes 36,147

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. Scott Drury (D) defeated Mark L. Shaw in the general election and was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Shaw filed as a petition candidate after the Republican primary.[10][11]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Drury 55.9% 27,295
     Republican Mark L. Shaw 44.1% 21,552
Total Votes 48,847
Illinois House of Representatives, District 58 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLauren Turelli 53.2% 4,801
Mark Neerhof 46.8% 4,225
Total Votes 9,026

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Illinois House of Representatives District 58 have raised a total of $2,363,383. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $139,023 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Illinois House of Representatives District 58
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $913,970 4 $228,493
2010 $560,626 2 $280,313
2008 $158,216 2 $79,108
2006 $221,558 2 $110,779
2004 $129,804 3 $43,268
2002 $207,133 2 $103,567
2000 $172,076 2 $86,038
Total $2,363,383 17 $139,023

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