John D. Anthony

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John D. Anthony
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Illinois House of Representatives, District 75
Incumbent
In office
August 26, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sChristian Bible College and Seminary
Personal
Place of birthChicago, Il
ProfessionLaw Enforcement Officer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John D. Anthony is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 75. He was first appointed to the chamber on August 26, 2013.[1]

Biography

Anthony earned his bachelor's degree from Christian Bible College and Seminary, Independence, Missouri. His professional experience includes working as a law enforcement officer since 2005.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Anthony's campaign website listed the following issues as his top priorities in the Illinois House:[3]

  • Children’s issues
  • Education
  • 2nd Amendment rights
  • Reducing the size of Illinois Government

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. Martha J. Shugart ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent John D. Anthony defeated Ron Severson in the Republican primary. Anthony then defeated Shugart in the general election.[4][5][6][7]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Anthony's endorsements included the following:[8][9]

  • The Illinois Observer
  • The Stand For Children Illinois PAC

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Illinois State Legislature was in session from January 29 through June 2.[10]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that "impacted the social work profession and their clients."

2013

In 2013, the Illinois State Legislature was in session from January 9 through May 31.[11]

Legislators are scored on their stances on conservative issues.

Personal

Anthony and his wife, Deborah, have four children.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Pam Roth (R)
Illinois House District 75
August 2013-Present
Succeeded by
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