Marcus Evans

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Marcus Evans
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Illinois House of Representatives District 33
Incumbent
In office
April 2012-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedApril 2012
Appointed by33rd District Democratic committee
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Marcus C. Evans, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 33. He was first appointed in April 2012.[1]

Biography

Evans is currently attending Chicago State University for a B.S. in Mathematics.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Evans served on the following committees:

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Conservation
Appropriations-General Service
Business & Occupational Licenses, Vice-chair
Consumer Protection
Elementary & Secondary Education
Revenue & Finance

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 Marcus Evans ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election. Although Lynn Renee Franco (R) was removed from the ballot on January 10, 2014, she successfully filed to run again on June 2, 2014.[3][4][5]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Evans won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 33. Evans joined the race after the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012. He replaced Marlow Colvin (D) on the ballot, who won the primary prior to resigning. [6][7][8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcus Evans Incumbent 100% 40,150
Total Votes 40,150

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Evans is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Evans raised a total of $40,401 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[9]

Marcus Evans's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 33 Won $40,401
Grand Total Raised $40,401

2012

Evans won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Evans raised a total of $40,401.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Marcus Evans's campaign in 2012
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$2,500
Friends of Michelle A Harris$2,500
Chicago Clean Energy Llc$2,500
Ameren$2,000
Illinois Merchants Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$40,401
Source:Follow the Money

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.

Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[12][13]

2012

Evans received a score of 14.29 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 107th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marlow Colvin (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 33
April 2012 – Present
Succeeded by
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