|Illinois House of Representatives District 62|
|2013 - Present|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Avon Township Supervisor|
|High school||Carmel Catholic High School|
|Place of birth||Lake County, Illinois|
|Profession||Licensed real estate broker|
Yingling earned his B.S. in Public Policy and Urban Planning from DePaul University. His professional experience includes working as a realtor.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Yingling served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations-General Service|
|• Economic Development|
|• State Government Administration|
|• Tollway Oversight|
|• Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges|
Yingling told the Grayslake Patch that he seeks state-level property tax reform, the reestablishment of the idea that elected officials are to serve the public, and "economic development."
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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Sam Yingling ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Rod Drobinski ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Yingling and Drobinski will face off in the general election.
Yingling won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 62. Yingling was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Sandy Cole (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 62, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Sandy Cole Incumbent||44.7%||16,978|
Comprehensive donor information for Yingling is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Yingling raised a total of $282,403 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.
|Sam Yingling's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Illinois State House, District 62||$282,403|
|Grand Total Raised||$282,403|
2012Yingling won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Yingling raised a total of $282,403.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sam Yingling's campaign in 2012|
|Illinois Democratic Party||$89,403|
|Service Employees Illinois Council||$16,443|
|Lake County Federation of Teachers Local 504||$12,500|
|Cmte for Frank Mautino||$7,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$282,403|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2012, Yingling's endorsements included the following
- The Chicago Tribune
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- Official campaign website
- Sam Yingling for State Representative Facebook page
- Sam Yingling on Twitter
- Sam Yingling on YouTube
- Project Vote Smart profile
- Profile from Open States
- Avon Township Supervisor profile
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Grayslake Patch, "Meet the Candidate: Sam Yingling for District 62 State Rep." August 23, 2012. Retrieved October 29, 2012
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Chicago Tribune, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed March 18, 2014
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed January 18, 2013
- followthemoney.org, "Yingling, Sam," accessed July 22, 2013
- Sam Yingling, accessed October 25, 2012
Sandy Cole (R)
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