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Charles E. Jefferson

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Charles E. Jefferson
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Illinois House of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Illinois State House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1965-1971
Personal
BirthdayMarch 31, 1945
Place of birthWaco, TX
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
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Charles E. Jefferson (b. March 31, 1945) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 67. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. He currently serves as Assistant Majority Leader.

Biography

Jefferson's professional experience includes working as a non-profit administrator. He served in the United States Army from 1965 to 1971.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor & Commerce
Public Utilities
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jefferson 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 Charles E. Jefferson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jefferson won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 67. Jefferson defeated Gloria M. Lind in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles E. Jefferson Incumbent 100% 25,201
Total Votes 25,201
Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles E. Jefferson Incumbent 81% 4,331
Gloria M. Lind 19% 1,018
Total Votes 5,349

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jefferson won re-election to the 67th District seat against Republican Robert E. Brokish, Jr.. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 11,585 60.25%
Robert E. Brokish, Jr. (R) 7,642 39.75%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Charles E. Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed receiving 27,606 votes.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 27,606

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Charles E. Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed receiving 16,373 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 16,373

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jefferson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Jefferson raised a total of $1,003,862 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[10]

Charles E. Jefferson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $194,637
2010 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $185,135
2008 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $84,206
2006 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $94,568
2004 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $119,381
2002 Illinois State House, District 67 Won $325,935
Grand Total Raised $1,003,862

2012

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $194,637.

2010

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $185,135.

2008

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $84,206.

2006

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $94,568.

2004

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $119,381.

2002

Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Jefferson raised a total of $325,935.

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."[11][12]

2012

Jefferson received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the lowest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[12]

Personal

Jefferson has three children. He is President of the Rockford Sportsmen Golf Association, Past President of the New Zion Day Care Center, Past President of the Rockford West Lions Club, and Past Vice President of United Way.[1]

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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 67
2001 – Present
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