Antonio Munoz

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Antonio Munoz
Antonio Munoz.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 1
In office
1999 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 16
Assistant Majority Leader
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1982 - 1984
Date of birthFebruary 18, 1964
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Office website
Personal website
Antonio Munoz is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. He has represented District 1 since 1999 and currently serves as Majority Caucus Leader. Munoz was most recently re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015.

Before being a Senator, Munoz was a police officer in the Chicago Police Department. After joining the Chicago Police, Munoz was a member of the Chicago Office of Budget and Management under Mayor Richard M. Daley and also served on the Chicago Licensing Commission dealing with liquor licenses in 1990.

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Munoz served on these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Munoz served on these committees:

Munoz also holds sub-committee assignments for:

  • Subcommittee on Ethics
  • Subcommittee on Insurance Mandates[1].



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Munoz won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 1. He defeated Adolfo Mondragon in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012[2][3][4] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAntonio Munoz Incumbent 100% 38,261
Total Votes 38,261

Illinois State Senate Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAntonio Munoz Incumbent 75.6% 8,292
Scott Beason 24.4% 2,680
Total Votes 10,972


See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Munoz won re-election to the 1st District Seat in the Illinois State Senate with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Illinois State Senate, District 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Antonio Munoz (D) 17,517 100.0%

Walker was challenged by Adolfo Mondragon in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.[7]


On November 4, 2006, Democrat Antonio Munoz won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 1 receiving 19,303 votes, ahead of Republican Rose Pappas (2,586 votes), and Dorian Breuer(G) who received 1,300 votes.[8]

Illinois State Senate, District 1 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Antonio Munoz (D) 19.303
Rose Pappas (R) 2,586
Dorian Breuer (G) 1,300

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Munoz received $515,755 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]


In 2008, Munoz collected $239,371 in donations.[10]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois State Medical Society $8,000
Chicago Automobile Trade Association $7,000
Operating Engineers Local 150 $6,000
AT&T $5,885
Associated Beer Distributors of Illiois $5,109
Citizens for John Cullerton $5,000
Central Illinois Public Service Co. $5,000
Eli Lilly & Co. $4,250
Citizens for Edward Acevedo $3,681
Illinois Automobile Dealers Association $3,500
Illinois Credit Union League $3,500
Benchmark Construction Co. $3,500
Mackie Consultants LLC $3,500
Citizens for Antonio Munoz $3,436
Kopico Inc. $3,250
Daniel Greenman & Co. PC Certified Public Accountant $3,000
Volcan $3,000
Americash Loans $3,000
UPS $2,500
Altria $2,500


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 (sic) in expansive government."[11][12]


Munoz received a score of 42.86 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 34th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[12]

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District 1

Munoz represents Illinois Senate District 1. Senate District 1 includes the Chinatown section of Chicago in Chicago's South Central Side[13].


Antonio is married to Patricia Munoz. They have three children and reside in Chicago.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 1
Succeeded by