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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 earned his B.A. from Morehouse College in 2005 and his J.D. from Southern Illinois University School of Law in 2010.
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|
Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Arthur Turner II was set to face Tonya H. Hunter in the Democratic primary, but Hunter withdrew from the race before the primary, leaving Turner unopposed. Myles Lloyd Tobin was set to face Carlos Alvarez in the Republican primary, but Alvarez was removed from the ballot on January 10, 2014, leaving Tobin unopposed. Tobin was removed from the ballot prior to the general election, allowing Turner to run unopposed.
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%|
Comprehensive donor information for Turner is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Turner raised a total of $132,946 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.
|Arthur Turner II's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Illinois State House, District 9||$92,578|
|2010||Illinois State House, District 9||$40,368|
|Grand Total Raised||$132,946|
2012Turner won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $92,578.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Arthur Turner II's campaign in 2012|
|Turner, Rosalyn & Arthur L||$6,033|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$92,578|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Turner won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Turner raised a total of $40,368.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Arthur Turner II's campaign in 2010|
|Illinois State Bar Association||$3,000|
|Reynolds American Inc||$3,000|
|Illinois Chamber of Commerce||$2,500|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$40,368|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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. 
Turner and his wife, Rosalyn, have two children.
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- House website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Chicago Tribune, "Editorial Board Endorsements -- Arthur Turner," accessed June 20, 2011.
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Illinois Board of Elections, "General Primary Election Official Canvass," April 18, 2014
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Turner, Arthu L," accessed July 18, 2013
- 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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