Barbara Flynn Currie

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Barbara Flynn Currie
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Illinois House of Representatives District 25
Incumbent
In office
1979-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 35
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Leader, Illinois State House
1997-present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/per session day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1978
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago, 1968
Master'sUniversity of Chicago, 1973
Personal
BirthdayMay 3, 1940
Place of birthLa Crosse, WI
ProfessionEducator
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 25th District since 1979. Rep. Currie serves as Majority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives, a role she has had since 1997.

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.[1]


Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Currie has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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


Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Currie is running for re-election to the 25th District seat in the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. She is unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012.[2]

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.[3]

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.[4]

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.[5]

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

2008

In 2008, Currie collected $293,229 in donations.[6]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $10,000
Illinois Education Association $8,539
Chicago Teachers Union $7,500
Friends of Michael J. Madigan $6,419
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $6,000
Humana $5,100
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $5,000
Illinois Pro-Choice $4,472
Service Employees Local 880 $4,161
Illinois Realtors Association $3,950
AT&T $3,500
Anheuser-Busch $3,500
Illinois Credit Union League $3,450
Ann Marie Dunlap $3,300
Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce $3,200
Illinois Bankers Association $3,000
Exxonmobil $3,000
Comcast $3,000
Chicago Auto Trade Association $3,000
Illinois State Bar Association $2,750

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 25
1979–present
Succeeded by
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