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Al Riley
Al Riley.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 38
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Township Supervisor, Rich Township, Cook County, Illinois
2006-present
Education
Bachelor'sChicago State University, 1974
Master'sUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Personal
BirthdayMarch 4, 1953
Place of birthChicago, IL
ReligionUnited Church of Christ
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Al Riley (b. March 4, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 38. He was first appointed to the chamber in January 2007.

Riley's professional experience includes working as an Adjunct Professor at Governors State University. He and served in the United States Army Reserve from 1972 to 1978.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-General Service
Cities & Villages
Counties & Townships
Mass Transit

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Riley served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Riley won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 38. Riley defeated Clifton Graham, Jr. in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAl Riley Incumbent 100% 43,055
Total Votes 43,055


Illinois House of Representatives, District 38 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAl Riley Incumbent 71.8% 8,374
Clifton Graham, Jr. 28.2% 3,282
Total Votes 11,656

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Riley won re-election to the 38th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 38 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Al Riley (D) 34,715 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Al Riley won the election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 38. He ran unopposed receiving 48,782 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 38 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Al Riley (D) 48,782

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Riley collected $75,131 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[6]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Al Riley's campaign in 2010
Illinois Education Association$11,375
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$4,500
Federation Of Teachers Local 604$2,750
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association$1,500
Illinois State Medical Society$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $75,131

2008

In 2008, Riley collected $235,102 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends of Michael J. Madigan $42,148
Al Riley $16,574
Reynolds American $12,500
Illinois Education Association $11,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $10,661
Illinois State Medical Society $6,090
Sorling Northrup Hanna Cullen & Cochran $5,400
England Properties $5,200
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $5,000
Illinois Pro-Choice $4,524
Illinois AFL-CIO $3,580
Illinois Health Care Association $3,460
Chicago Teachers Union $3,000
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $2,750
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $2,500
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $2,250
Patricia Gilmartin $1,750
Service Employees Local 880 $1,684
Citizens for Lou Lang $1,400
Federation of Teachers Local 604 $1,300

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."[8][9]

2012

Riley received a score of 12.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 111th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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."[10][9]

2012

Riley received a score of 12.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 111th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

Personal

Riley is a member of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra Board, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs Alumni Association Board - University of Illinois at Chicago, Calumet Council Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, American Educational Research Association, American Statistical Association, American Institute of Certified Planners, and American Planning Association.[11]

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Illinois House of Representatives District 38
2007 – Present
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