|Illinois House of Representatives District 69|
|January 12, 2011-Present|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Alderman, City of Rockford|
|Alderman, City of DeKalb|
|Bachelor's||Northern Illinois University, 1999|
|Birthday||April 13, 1977|
|Place of birth||Hanover Park, IL|
Sosnowskio earned his B.A. in English from Northern Illinois University in 1999. His professional experience includes working as the Director of Institutional Advancement at Rockford Christian Schools.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sosnowski served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education|
|• Appropriations-Higher Education|
|• Business Growth & Incentives|
|• Cities & Villages|
|• Labor & Commerce|
|• Revenue & Finance|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sosnowski served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Educ|
|• Cities & Villages|
|• Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges|
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 Joe Sosnowski ran unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Sosnowski won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 69. Sosnowski was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 69, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Joe Sosnowski Incumbent||100%||38,529|
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 69 (2010)|
|Joe Sosnowski (R)||26,115||65.53%|
|Ray Pendzinski (D)||12,048||30.23%|
|Daniel Lindsey (G)||1,674||4.20%|
|Kevin Hendrickson (Write-In)||12||0.03%|
Comprehensive donor information for Sosnowski is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Sosnowski raised a total of $237,250 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.
|Joe Sosnowski's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Illinois State House, District 69||$78,632|
|2010||Illinois State House, District 69||$158,618|
|Grand Total Raised||$237,250|
2012Sosnowski won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sosnowski raised a total of $78,632.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joe Sosnowski's campaign in 2012|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$10,004|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$4,500|
|Illinois State Medical Society||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$78,632|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Sosnowski won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sosnowski raised a total of $158,618.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joe Sosnowski's campaign in 2010|
|House Republican Organization of Illinois||$11,139|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$6,686|
|Two Party System||$6,630|
|Jim Thacker Consulting||$6,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$158,618|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Sosnowski and his wife, Roxanne, have three children.
Illinois Opportunity Project
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."
Sosnowski received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of X according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.
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- Official campaign website
- Illinois House of Representatives - Joe Sosnowski
- Official personal website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Joe Sosnowski on Facebook
- Profile from Open States
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Official personal website, "About Joe," accessed March 3, 2014
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Chicago Tribune, "Unofficial primary election results," accessed March 18, 2014
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed January 18, 2013
- Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results
- followthemoney.org, "Sosnowski, Joe," accessed July 23, 2013
- Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013
- Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013
Ronald A. Wait (R)
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