Illinois House of Representatives District 75

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Illinois House of Representatives District 75
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Current incumbentJohn D. Anthony Republican Party
Population125,585
Ethnicity1.1% Black, 7.5% Hispanic
Voting age76.9% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Illinois' seventy-fifth state house district is represented by Republican Representative John D. Anthony.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 125,585 civilians reside within Illinois' seventy-fifth 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 will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Martha J. Shugart ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent John D. Anthony defeated Ron Severson in the Republican primary. Shugart and Anthony will face off 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 Pam Roth (R) defeated Jeremy J. Ly (D) in the general election. Neither candidate faced opposition in their primary.[9][10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 75, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPam Roth Incumbent 62.6% 27,713
     Democratic Jeremy Ly 37.4% 16,564
Total Votes 44,277

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Illinois House of Representatives District 75 have raised a total of $3,851,780. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $256,785 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Illinois House of Representatives District 75
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $202,744 2 $101,372
2010 $675,401 2 $337,701
2008 $268,360 2 $134,180
2006 $861,569 3 $287,190
2004 $1,540,336 3 $513,445
2002 $178,498 2 $89,249
2000 $124,872 1 $124,872
Total $3,851,780 15 $256,785

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