Illinois House of Representatives District 33

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Illinois House of Representatives District 33
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Current incumbentMarcus Evans Democratic Party
Population93,407
Ethnicity67.1% Black, 23.8% Hispanic
Voting age74.4% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 8, 2016
Illinois' thirty-third state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Marcus Evans.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 93,407 civilians reside within Illinois' thirty-third state house district.[1] Illinois state representatives represent an average of 108,734 residents. After the 2000 Census, each member represented 105,248 residents.

About the chamber

Members of the Illinois House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. Illinois legislators assume office the second Wednesday in January.

Qualifications

Article IV of the Illinois Constitution states: To be eligible to serve as a member of the General Assembly, a person must be a United States citizen, at least 21 years old, and for the two years preceding his election or appointment a resident of the district which he is to represent.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Illinois House of Representatives are paid $67,836/year. Additionally, legislators receive $111/day per diem.[2]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the state constitution mandates that the seat must be filled by appointment when allowed by law. The appointment must be made within 30 days after the vacancy. All vacancies must be filled by a member of the same political party that last held the seat.[3]

The vacancy must be filled by the respective party organizations covering the legislative district.[4] This must be voted on by the respective committeemen and committeewomen representing the legislative district.[5]

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Marcus Evans ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election. Although Lynn Renee Franco (R) was removed from the ballot on January 10, 2014, she successfully filed to run again on June 2, 2014.[6][7][8]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on March 20, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 5, 2011. Incumbent Marcus Evans (D) was unopposed in the general election. He replaced Marlow Colvin (D) on the ballot, who won the primary prior to resigning.[9][10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcus Evans Incumbent 100% 40,150
Total Votes 40,150

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for Illinois House of Representatives District 33 have raised a total of $1,096,079. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $78,291 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Illinois House of Representatives District 33
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $135,251 2 $67,626
2010 $131,825 1 $131,825
2008 $277,119 1 $277,119
2006 $196,743 4 $49,186
2004 $145,517 3 $48,506
2002 $34,090 2 $17,045
2000 $175,534 1 $175,534
Total $1,096,079 14 $78,291

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