|Illinois State Senate District 28|
|2005 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Illinois House of Representatives|
|2003 – 2005|
|Master's||Western Illinois University|
Millner earned his Bachelor's Degree from Lewis University and a Master's of Public Affairs degree from Western Illinois.
Before becoming a Senator, Millner was the Chief of the Elmhurst Police Department from 1972 to 2003.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Millner served on these committees:
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate, Ranking Minority Member
- Energy Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Transportation Committee, Illinois State Senate
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Millner served on these committees:
- Criminal Law Ranking Republican Member
- Executive Appointments
- Financial Institutions
- Licensed Activities.
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010
|Illinois State Senate, District 28 (2010)|
|John Millner (R)||37,189||63.06%|
|Corinne Michele Pierog (D)||21,786||36.94%|
The election took place on November 2, 2010. Millner ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.
|Illinois State Senate, District 28 (2006)|
|John Millner (R)||41,282|
In 2010, Millner received $463,603 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Millner's campaign in 2010|
|Illinois Republican Party||$40,575|
|Illinois Education Association||$24,950|
|K Hoving Disposal Inc||$18,000|
|Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte Of Illinois||$16,755|
|Illinois Healthcare Association||$11,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$463,603|
In 2006, Millner collected $275,550 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
|Chicago Automobile Trade Association||$10,000|
|K. Hoving Disposal Inc.||$8,000|
|HSBC North America||$6,000|
|Abbott Land & Investment Corp||$5,900|
|Prairie Material Sales Inc.||$5,500|
|Christopher B. Burke Engineering||$5,000|
|Eli Lilly & Co.||$5,000|
|Martam Construction Inc.||$5,000|
|Lexington Square Inc.||$4,000|
|Illinois Optometric Association||$3,950|
|Electircal Workers Local 701||$3,600|
|Great Lakes Cement Promotion Association||$3,500|
|Klein Creek Golf Club||$3,200|
|Callero & Callero LLP||$3,100|
|Penn National Gaming||$3,000|
|Superior Ambulance Service||$2,800|
Millner represents Illinois Senate District 28. District 28 includes the Northwest Chicago suburbs of Bloomingdale, Rosemount, and Wood Dake near O'Hare Airport.
John is married to Debbie Millner. They have two children and reside in Carol, Illinois.
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."
Millner received a score of 60.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of D according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 29th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.
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- Social media:
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Profile at Wikipedia
- Campaign contributions at Follow The Money
- Illinois General Assembly, "List of Illinois Senate Committees," July 28, 2009
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and Five State Senators," March 13, 2012
- Illinois Board of Elections, "2010 Illinois General Election Results," November 2, 2010
- Illinois Democratic Party, "2010 Illinois Primary Election Results," February 3, 2010
- Illinois Senate election results for 2006
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- Millner Campaign Donors
- "Illinois Chamber of * Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009
- Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013
- Illinois Opportunity Project, "Legislative Vote Card home page," accessed February 21, 2013
|Illinois Senate District 28
| Succeeded by|
Daniel Kotowski (D)