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Stephen H. Kim

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Former candidate for
Attorney General of Illinois
State Attorney General 2010 elections
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Statewide elections, 2010
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Stephen H. Kim is the General Counsel for Coils, Inc., an international electronic components manufacturer, and a former Special Assistant to then Governor Jim Edgar. On September 10, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of attorney general, challenging Democratic incumbent Lisa Madigan for the position.[1] Over a full year later, however, Kim went on to lose in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving slightly under thirty-two percent of the vote.

Political career

Kim served as a special assistant to former Governor Jim Edgard, advising him on matters of international trade and Asian Affairs. He also worked at the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs as an International Trade Specialist, where he directed the state's export promotion and trade activities for Asia, as well as for the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce as a director of export and international trade directing the chamber's international trade department.

Other roles

  • Chair, Korean American Coalition of the Midwest
  • Former Board Member, American Cancer Society- Northeast Unit
  • Former Board Member, Northeastern Illinois University Foundation
  • Former Board Member, Korean American Community Services
  • Former Board Member, Illinois State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka Asian Pacific American Advisory Council



See also: Illinois Attorney General election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Attorney General - Republican Primary
  • Stephen H. Kim ran unopposed in this contest.
2010 Race for Attorney General - General Election[2]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Lisa Madigan 64.7%
     Republican Party Stephen H. Kim 31.6%
     Green Party David Black 2.2%
     Libertarian Party William Malan 1.5%
Total Votes 3,704,686

Campaign donors


According to Follow the Money, Kim has raised $24,225 in 2010 for his state attorney general campaign as of September 22, 2010.[3]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Se Hum Kong $5,000
Kenneth Kim $1,700
Citizens for Christine Radogno $1,000
Boch Corporation $1,000
Helen Kim $1,000

Contact information

Campaign Address:


Citizens for Steve Kim
P.O. Box 2536
Northbrook, IL 60065

Phone: (773) 678-2243

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