Mike Boland

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Mike Boland
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Former candidate for
Indiana Treasurer
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives
1995 – 2011
Education
Bachelor'sUpper Iowa University (1967)
Master'sHenderson State University (1972)
Personal
Date of birthAugust 20, 1942
Place of birthDavenport, Iowa
ProfessionEducator
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Mike Boland (b. August 20, 1942, in Davenport, Iowa) was a Democratic candidate for Indiana Treasurer in the 2014 elections.[1] Mike Boland lost the general election on November 4, 2014.[2]

Boland sought election in 2012 as a Democratic candidate for District 36 of the Illinois State Senate. He lost in the primary on March 20, 2012.

Boland is a former Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 71st District from 1995 to 2011.

Boland is an educator.[3]

Political career

Illinois House of Representatives (1995-2011)

Boland is a former Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 71st District from 1995 to 2011.

Issues

Committee assignments

Boland previously served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Indiana down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Boland ran for Indiana Treasurer in 2014. He won the Democratic nomination at the party's statewide primary convention on May 31, 2014, and faced Republican Kelly Mitchell and Mike Jasper in the general election.[1] The general election took place November 4, 2014. If elected, he planned to donate his entire salary of $50,000 per year to scholarships and charities in Indiana.[4]

Results

Indiana Treasurer, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKelly Mitchell 58.2% 772,422
     Democratic Mike Boland 37% 490,965
     Libertarian Mike Jasper 4.8% 63,780
Total Votes 1,327,167
Election Results via Indiana Secretary of State.

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Boland ran in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 36. Boland was defeated by incumbent Mike Jacobs in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois State Senate Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Jacobs Incumbent 53.8% 7,693
Mike Boland 46.2% 6,602
Total Votes 14,295

2010

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Boland did not run for re-election to the House in 2010 as he decided to run for Lieutenant Governor on the Democrat ticket[8]. He lost in the statewide primary on February 2, 2010[9][10].

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Mike Boland won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 71 receiving 30,951 votes, ahead of Republican Lawrence Bruckner who received 17,503 votes.[11]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 71 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Boland (D) 30,951
Lawrence Bruckner (R) 17,503

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Mike Boland won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 71 receiving 19,063 votes ahead of Republican Steven M. Haring who received 17,132 votes.[12]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 71 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Boland (D) 19,063
Steven M. Haring (R) 17,132


Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Boland collected $142,898 in donations.[13]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends of Michael J. Madigan $38,940
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $8,000
Illinois Auto Workers $6,500
Illinois Federation of Teachers $5,500
Illinois Credit Union League $5,000

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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 71
1995–2011
Succeeded by
Richard Morthland