Arthur Turner II

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Arthur Turner II
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Illinois House of Representatives District 9
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sIllinois State University, 1973
Master'sLewis University, 1981
Date of birthDecember 2, 1950
Place of birthChicago, IL
ProfessionInvestigator, Cook County State's Attorney
Office website
Arthur Turner II (b. December 2, 1950) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 9 since 2011.

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.[1]

Committee assignments


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:



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 9, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngArthur Turner II Incumbent 100% 33,967
Total Votes 33,967


Turner was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 general election.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 9 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Arthur Turner II (D) 21,900 100.0%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Turner raised $40,368 in contributions. [6]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Reynolds American $3,000
Humana $3,000
Illinois State Bar Association $3,000


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."[7][8]


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. [8]

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Turner and his wife, Rosalyn, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arthur Turner
Illinois House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by