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Wayne Arthur Rosenthal

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Wayne Arthur Rosenthal
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Illinois House of Representatives District 95
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois
Military service
Service/branchIllinois Air National Guard
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
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Wayne Arthur Rosenthal is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 95. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Rosenthal earned his B.A. in Mathematics from Sangamon State University (now the University of Illinois-Springfield). His professional experience includes owning and operating a family farm. He served as a Brigadier General in the Illinois Air National Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Conservation
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Energy
Financial Institutions
State Government Administration
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rosenthal served on the following committees:

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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Wayne Arthur Rosenthal ran unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rosenthal won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 95. Rosenthal was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and defeated Brad Gillespie (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 95, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Arthur Rosenthal Incumbent 58.8% 26,395
     Democratic Brad Gillespie 41.2% 18,482
Total Votes 44,877

2010

Rosenthal ran unopposed in the February 2 Republican Primary. Rosenthal defeated Charles Landers (D) in the November 2 general election.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 98 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Wayne Arthur Rosenthal (R) 18,942 55.47%
Charles Landers (D) 15,207 44.53%

Rosenthal was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune.[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rosenthal is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Rosenthal raised a total of $957,457 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[9]

Wayne Arthur Rosenthal's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 95 Won $160,789
2010 Illinois State House, District 98 Won $796,668
Grand Total Raised $957,457

2012

Rosenthal won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Rosenthal raised a total of $160,789.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Wayne Arthur Rosenthal's campaign in 2012
Illinois Education Association$17,000
Ameren$5,500
People for Eddy$4,000
At&T$3,500
Foresight Energy$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$160,789
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Rosenthal won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rosenthal raised a total of $796,668.

Scorecards

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."[10][11]

2012

Rosenthal received a score of 50.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of D- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 55th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[11]

Personal

Rosenthal and his wife, Marcia, have three sons.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Fortner (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 95
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Betsy Hannig (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 98
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Natalie Manley (D)