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Andy Manar
Andy Manar.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 48
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Macoupin County Board
2003 - Present
Mayor, City of Bunker Hill
2001 - 2003
Bachelor'sSouthern Illinois University
Place of birthMacoupin County
Office website
Campaign website
Andy Manar is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 48 since 2013.

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Conservation
Appropriations I
Appropriations II
Committee of the Whole
Executive Appointments



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Manar won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 48. Manar was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Republican Mike McElroy in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois State Senate, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Manar 55.3% 47,334
     Republican Mike McElroy 44.7% 38,256
Total Votes 85,590


Manar's campaign website listed the following endorsements, among others:[4]

  • Alliance PAC
  • Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
  • Illinois AFL-CIO
  • Southwestern Illinois Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Citizen Action Illinois

Campaign expenditures

As of early November 2012, the race for Illinois State Senate District 48 was the most expensive state legislative race in Illinois.[5]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


Manar has a wife, Trista, and three children, Abbie, Will, and Ben.[6]

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Preceded by
Tom Johnson (R)
Illinois Senate District 48
Succeeded by