Arthur Turner II
|Arthur Turner II|
|Illinois House of Representatives District 9|
|January 12, 2011-Present|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Illinois State University, 1973|
|Master's||Lewis University, 1981|
|Date of birth||December 2, 1950|
|Place of birth||Chicago, IL|
|Profession||Investigator, Cook County State's Attorney|
Turner is the son of Illinois politician and former state Representative Arthur Turner, who held District 9's House seat from 1981 to the younger Turner's election. Turner received his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2010, and his B.A. from Morehouse College in 2005.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Turner served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Revenue & Finance|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Turner served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Appropriations-General Service, Vice-chair|
|• Consumer Protection|
|• Judiciary I - Civil Law|
|• Revenue & Finance|
|• Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development|
Turner won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 9. Turner was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Arthur Turner II Incumbent||100%||33,967|
Turner was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 9 (2010)|
|Arthur Turner II (D)||21,900||100.0%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Turner raised $40,368 in contributions. 
His three largest contributors were:
|Illinois State Bar Association||$3,000|
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."
Turner received a score of 25.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 97th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card. 
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Turner and his wife, Rosalyn, have two children.
- House website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Chicago Tribune, "Editorial Board Endorsements -- Arthur Turner," accessed June 20, 2011.
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed January 18, 2013
- Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results
- 2010 contributions
- Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013
- Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013
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