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Currie won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed January 18, 2013]</ref>
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Currie won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed May 14, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed January 18, 2013]</ref>
 
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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 be held 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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