|Illinois State Senate District 19|
|2003 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Illinois House of Representatives|
|1997 - 2002|
|President, Board of Education, District 145|
|1986 - 1993|
|High school||Mercy High School|
|Date of birth||October 16, 1948|
|Place of birth||Oak Forest, Illinois|
Crotty graduated with her diploma from Mercy High School. Before becoming a Senator, Crotty was a Development Director for the Cerebral Palsy for Greater Chicago.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Crotty served on these committees:
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Government Reform
- Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate, Vice Chair
- State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Subcommittee on Education
- Joint Committee on Administrative Rules
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Crotty served on these committees:
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012
Crotty initially filed to run for re-election to the 19th District seat in the Illinois State Senate in 2012, but on December 29 she said she would be withdrawing from the race in order to spend more time with her family.
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010
|Illinois State Senate, District 19 (2010)|
|Maggie Crotty (D)||47,852||66.76%|
|Adam Wojcik (R)||23,828||33.24%|
The election took place on November 2, 2010. Crotty ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.
|Illinois State Senate, District 19 (2006)|
|Maggie Crotty (D)||48,270|
|Eric Wallace (R)||14,601|
In 2010, Crotty received $233,707 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Maggie Crotty's campaign in 2010|
|Illinois Democratic Party||$14,852|
|Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois||$12,000|
|Bremen Tax Cut Party||$10,291|
|AFSCME Illinois Council 31||$8,000|
|Illinois Education Association||$6,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$233,707|
In 2008, Crotty collected $111,910 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
|CMTE for School Financial Excellence||$3,700|
|Painters District Council 14||$3,200|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$2,500|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||$2,500|
|Green Gardens Fold Outing Raffle||$2,365|
|Illinois Federation of Teachers||$2,000|
|Illinois Home Builders Association||$1,850|
|Elevator Constructors Local 2||$1,800|
|AFSCME Illinois Council 31||$1,750|
|Cook County College Teachers Union||$1,700|
|Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois||$1,700|
|Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association||$1,700|
|Illinois Credit Union League||$1,450|
|Illinois State Dental Society||$1,400|
|Ceramic Tile & Terrazzo Local 67||$1,400|
|Chicago & Cook County Building & Construction Trades Council||$1,300|
|Illinois Letter Carriers||$1,200|
Martinez represents Illinois Senate District 19. District 19 includes the suburbs of Chicago Ridge, Lemont, and Oak Park.
Crotty is divorced with three children and resides in Oak Park, 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."
Crotty received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His/her score was tied for the 37th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.
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- 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
- Southtown Star, "State Sen. Crotty won’t seek re-election," December 29, 2011
- 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
- Crotty Campaign Donors
- "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate (dead link)], 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 19
| Succeeded by|
Michael Hastings (D)