Illinois House of Representatives District 90

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Illinois House of Representatives District 90
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Current incumbentTom Demmer Republican Party
Population103,604
Ethnicity2.7% Black, 2.2% Hispanic
Voting age78.2% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
Illinois' ninetieth state house district is represented by Republican Representative Tom Demmer.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 103,604 civilians reside within Illinois' ninetieth 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. Incumbent Tom Demmer ran unopposed in the Republican primary and is 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. Tom Demmer (R) defeated Thomas Boken, Jr. (D) in the general election. Boken was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Demmer defeated Li Arellano, Jr., Chet Olsen and Daniel Sidmore in the Republican primary.[9][10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Demmer 62.1% 27,442
     Democratic Thomas Boken, Jr. 37.9% 16,724
Total Votes 44,166
Illinois House of Representatives, District 90 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Demmer 34.3% 5,069
Li Arellano, Jr. 31.9% 4,718
Chet Olsen 26.1% 3,860
Daniel Sidmore 7.7% 1,142
Total Votes 14,789

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Illinois House of Representatives District 90 have raised a total of $787,145. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $49,197 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Illinois House of Representatives District 90
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $152,643 5 $30,529
2010 $102,150 2 $51,075
2008 $111,996 2 $55,998
2006 $103,852 2 $51,926
2004 $103,345 1 $103,345
2002 $148,015 2 $74,008
2000 $65,144 2 $32,572
Total $787,145 16 $49,197

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