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  |First elected = 1978
 
  |First elected = 1978
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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  |Next election = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 25|November 4, 2014]]
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Birthday = May 3, 1940
 
  |Birthday = May 3, 1940
 
  |Place of birth = La Crosse, WI
 
  |Place of birth = La Crosse, WI
  |Profession = Educator
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  |Profession = Full-time state legislator
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Office website = http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=1591  
 
  |Office website = http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=1591  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website = http://www.barbaraflynncurrie.org/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.barbaraflynncurrie.org/
}}{{tnr}}'''Barbara Flynn Currie''' (b. May 3, 1940) is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the District 25 since 1979. Rep. Currie serves as [[State House Majority Leader|Majority Leader]] of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], a role she has had since 1997.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Barbara Flynn Currie''' (b. May 3, 1940) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the District 25 and serving as [[State House Majority Leader|Majority Leader]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 1978.
  
Currie is a member of the ADA, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois Board, Art Institute of Chicago, Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago Network, Chicago Urban League, Conference of Women Legislators, Emily's List, Harriett Harris Center Young Women's Christian Association Advisory Board, League of Women Voters, Sierra Club, and Women United for South Shore.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6313 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Flynn Currie]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Currie earned her B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1968 and her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1973.<ref name=bio>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6313 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Rep. Flynn Currie," accessed February 24, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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|year = 2013
 
|year = 2013
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
|Committee1 =  
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|Committee1 = Revenue & Finance
|Committee2 =  
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|Committee2 = Rules
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|Chair2 = Chair
 
|Committee3 =  
 
|Committee3 =  
 
|Committee4 =  
 
|Committee4 =  
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
*Government Reform
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* [[Revenue & Finance Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Revenue & Finance]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Rules Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Rules]], Chair
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Revenue & Finance  
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|Committee2 = Rules  
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:
*[[Joint Comm. on Government Reform Committee, Illinois Legislature]]
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* [[Investigative Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Investigative]] (Chair)
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Revenue & Finance Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Revenue & Finance]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Rules Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Rules]] (Chair)
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|State = Illinois
*Subcommittee on Income Tax (Chair)
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Joint Comm. on Government Reform  
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Investigative  
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Revenue & Finance  
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|Committee4 = Rules  
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|Chair4 = Chair
 +
|Committee5 =
 +
}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{IL HD25 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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|votes1 = 36349
 
|votes1 = 36349
 
}}
 
}}
 
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Currie
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|Full name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|year = 1996
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|Editdate = July 18, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1532 ''followthemoney.org'', "Currie, Barbara Flynn," accessed July 18, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 176461
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2010 = 186498
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2008 = 293229
 +
|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2008|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2006 = 253034
 +
|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2006|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2004 = 140443
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2004|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2002 = 143692
 +
|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2002|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2000 = 213894
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2000|Illinois State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised1998 = 98050
 +
|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 25]]
 +
|totalraised1996 = 70449
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|result1996 = Won
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|office1996 = [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 25]]
 +
}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Currie
In 2010, Currie collected $186,498 in campaign contributions.  The largest contributors are listed below:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the money - Illinois House 2010 donors]</ref>
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie  
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142735
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 176,461
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org2 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|org3 = State Farm Agents & Associates
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|org4 = Seiu Healthcare Illinois Indiana
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|org5 = Illinois Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 12500
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|orgamount2 = 5200
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|orgamount3 = 4500
 +
|orgamount4 = 4000
 +
|orgamount5 = 4000
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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2010===
|Chamber = Illinois House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Currie
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116780
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $186,498
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|total raised = 186,498
 
|org1 = Majority Leaders Fund
 
|org1 = Majority Leaders Fund
 
|org2 = Dunlap, Ann Marie
 
|org2 = Dunlap, Ann Marie
|org3 = Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois
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|org3 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
 
|org4 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
 
|org4 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
 
|org5 = Anheuser-Busch
 
|org5 = Anheuser-Busch
|orgdonor1 = $15,106
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|orgamount1 = 15106
|orgdonor2 = $12,300
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|orgamount2 = 12300
|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
|orgdonor4 = $8,000
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|orgamount4 = 8000
|orgdonor5 = $4,500
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|orgamount5 = 4500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008, Currie collected $293,229 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98648|2008 Currie Campaign Donors]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Currie  
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98648
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 293,229
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org2 = Illinois Education Association
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|org3 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|org4 = Friends of Michael J Madigan
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|org5 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 10000
 +
|orgamount2 = 8539
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|orgamount3 = 7500
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|orgamount4 = 6419
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|orgamount5 = 6000
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|}}
  
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Currie
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79702
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
 +
|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 253,034
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org2 = Illinois Pro-Choice
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|org3 = Chicago Auto Trade Association
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|org4 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|org5 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 10000
 +
|orgamount2 = 9110
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|orgamount3 = 9000
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|orgamount4 = 8000
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|orgamount5 = 6000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2004===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2004
| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|name = Currie
| align="right" | $10,000
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63140
| Illinois Education Association
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $8,539
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Chicago Teachers Union
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|total raised = 140,443
| align="right" | $7,500
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
|-
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
| Friends of Michael J. Madigan
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|org3 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
| align="right" | $6,419
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|org4 = Chicago Auto Trade Association
|-
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|org5 = Illinois Bankers Association
| Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 6000
| align="right" | $6,000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
|-
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|orgamount3 = 4000
| Humana
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|orgamount4 = 3000
| align="right" | $5,100
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|orgamount5 = 3000
|-
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|}}
| Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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| align="right" | $5,000
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===2002===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2002
| Illinois Pro-Choice
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|name = Currie
| align="right" | $4,472
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3785
| Service Employees Local 880
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $4,161
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Illinois Realtors Association
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|total raised = 143,692
| align="right" | $3,950
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
|-
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|org2 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
| AT&T
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|org3 = Chicago Teachers Union
| align="right" | $3,500
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|org4 = Ups
|-
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|org5 = Peoples Energy
| Anheuser-Busch
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|orgamount1 = 11000
| align="right" | $3,500
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|orgamount2 = 5000
|-
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|orgamount3 = 3500
| Illinois Credit Union League
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|orgamount4 = 3000
| align="right" | $3,450
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|orgamount5 = 2750
|-
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|}}
| Ann Marie Dunlap
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| align="right" | $3,300
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===2000===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2000
| Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
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|name = Currie
| align="right" | $3,200
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30394
| Illinois Bankers Association
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $3,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Exxonmobil
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|total raised = 213,894
| align="right" | $3,000
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
|-
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
| Comcast
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|org3 = Illinois Pro-Choice
| align="right" | $3,000
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|org4 = Friends of Michael J Madigan
|-
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|org5 = Illinois Birth to Five Pac
| Chicago Auto Trade Association
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|orgamount1 = 30000
| align="right" | $3,000
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|orgamount2 = 6500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 6473
| Illinois State Bar Association
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|orgamount4 = 5754
| align="right" | $2,750
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|orgamount5 = 5500
|}
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|}}
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Currie
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30016
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
 +
|total raised = 98,050
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|org1 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org2 = Peoples Energy
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|org3 = Il Bank Pac-Iba
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|org4 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|org5 = At&T
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|orgamount1 = 3600
 +
|orgamount2 = 2500
 +
|orgamount3 = 2500
 +
|orgamount4 = 2500
 +
|orgamount5 = 2500
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|}}
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===1996===
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{{SLP donor box 1996
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|name = Currie
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|full Name = Barbara Flynn Currie
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29620
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 70,449
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|org1 = UPS PAC
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Steinroe Municipal Money Market Fund
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|org4 = Stein Roe Mutual Funds
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|org5 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|orgamount1 = 2500
 +
|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 1855
 +
|orgamount4 = 1722
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
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:''See also: [http://votesmart.org/interest-groups/IL/ Illinois Interest Group Rankings from Project Vote Smart]''
 
===Illinois Opportunity Project===
 
===Illinois Opportunity Project===
 
::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
 
::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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====2012====
 
====2012====
 
Currie received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Currie received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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Currie and her late husband, David, have two children.  She is a member of the ADA, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois Board, Art Institute of Chicago, Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago Network, Chicago Urban League, Conference of Women Legislators, Emily's List, Harriett Harris Center Young Women's Christian Association Advisory Board, League of Women Voters, Sierra Club, and Women United for South Shore.<ref name=bio/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Barbara + Currie + Illinois + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Barbara + Currie + Illinois + Legislature'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Barbara+Currie+Illinois+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Barbara Currie News Feed}}
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6313 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6313 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6313 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6313 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98648 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417218 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395843 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18564 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200014&c=355250 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199814&c=354849 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199614&c=354453 1996]
 
 
*[http://www.housedem.state.il.us/members/curriebf/ Illinois House Democrats - Barbara Flynn Currie]
 
*[http://www.housedem.state.il.us/members/curriebf/ Illinois House Democrats - Barbara Flynn Currie]
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*[http://openstates.org/il/legislators/ILL000086/barbara-flynn-currie/ Profile from Open States]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142735 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116780 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98648 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417218 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395843 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18564 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200014&c=355250 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199814&c=354849 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199614&c=354453 1996]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:2010 winner]]
 
[[Category:2010 winner]]
 
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{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=incumbent|Chamber=House of Representatives|Primary=W|General=W|Unopposed=Y|Unopposedboth=Y}}
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{{Slpcandidate|Year=2014|Status=incumbent|Chamber=State House|Primary=Y}}

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Barbara Flynn Currie
Barbara Flynn Currie.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
In office
1979-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 35
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader, Illinois State House
1997-present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1978
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago, 1968
Master'sUniversity of Chicago, 1973
Personal
BirthdayMay 3, 1940
Place of birthLa Crosse, WI
ProfessionFull-time state legislator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Barbara Flynn Currie (b. May 3, 1940) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the District 25 and serving as Majority Leader. She was first elected to the chamber in 1978.

Biography

Currie earned her B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1968 and her M.A. in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1973.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Revenue & Finance
Rules, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Currie served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Barbara Flynn Currie ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Juan Antonio Diaz (R) was removed from the ballot on January 7, 2014. Currie is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Currie won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 25. Currie was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Flynn Currie Incumbent 100% 36,349
Total Votes 36,349

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Currie won re-election to the 25th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 25 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Flynn Currie (D) 24,358 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Barbara Flynn Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 25. She ran unopposed receiving 34,299 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 25 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Flynn Currie (D) 34,299

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Barbara Flynn Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 25 receiving 23,930 votes ahead of Republican James Sanders who received 987 votes.[10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 25 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Flynn Currie (D) 23,930
James Sanders (R) 987

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Currie is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Currie raised a total of $1,575,750 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[11]

Barbara Flynn Currie's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $176,461
2010 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $186,498
2008 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $293,229
2006 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $253,034
2004 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $140,443
2002 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $143,692
2000 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $213,894
1998 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $98,050
1996 Illinois State House, District 25 Won $70,449
Grand Total Raised $1,575,750

2012

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $176,461.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Barbara Flynn Currie's campaign in 2012
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois$12,500
Chicago Teachers Union$5,200
State Farm Agents & Associates$4,500
Seiu Healthcare Illinois Indiana$4,000
Illinois Hospital Association$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$176,461
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $186,498.

2008

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $293,229.

2006

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $253,034.

2004

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $140,443.

2002

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $143,692.

2000

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $213,894.

1998

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $98,050.

1996

Currie won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Currie raised a total of $70,449.

Scorecards

See also: Illinois Interest Group Rankings from Project Vote Smart

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."[12][13]

2012

Currie received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[13]

Personal

Currie and her late husband, David, have two children. She is a member of the ADA, American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois Board, Art Institute of Chicago, Business and Professional People for the Public Interest, Chicago Network, Chicago Urban League, Conference of Women Legislators, Emily's List, Harriett Harris Center Young Women's Christian Association Advisory Board, League of Women Voters, Sierra Club, and Women United for South Shore.[1]

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Illinois House of Representatives District 25
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