Sheri Jesiel

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Sheri Jesiel
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Illinois House of Representatives, District 61
Incumbent
In office
July 3, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJuly 3, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCarthage College
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Manager/Accountant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Sheri Jesiel is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 61. She was first appointed to the chamber in on July 3, 2014.[1]

Biography

Jesiel earned her bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Accounting from Carthage College. Her professional experience includes working as a Business Manager/Accountant. She is also a licensed C.P.A.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

On her Facebook page, Jesiel highlights the following priorities of her campaign:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Work to reduce the tax burden for Illinois taxpayers. Let the temporary tax increase expire and no new graduated income tax."
  • Excerpt: "Improve the economic environment to attract and retain businesses and create permanent, quality jobs. States around us have figured this out - it's time Illinois does, too."
  • Excerpt: "Return to sensible fiscal management by cutting spending and reducing the size of government. We can't keep spending what we don't have. You and I know this - why doesn't government?"

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. Loren Karner was set to face Al Rogers in the Democratic primary, but Rogers withdrew from the race on December 19, 2013, leaving Karner unopposed. Incumbent Sheri Jesiel ran unopposed in the Republican primary and was appointed to fill the seat of JoAnn D. Osmond (R) on July 3. Karner and Jesiel will face off in the general election.[3][4][5]

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Illinois State Legislature was in session from January 29 through June 2.[6]

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
JoAnn D. Osmond (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 61
July 2014-Present
Succeeded by
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