|Illinois State Senate District 23|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Carole earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with Honors from the University of Illinois.
Pankau served on the DuPage County Board for eight years and the Keeneyville School District 20 Board member for eight years before being elected to the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1993. She was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 2004.
|Illinois State Senate, District 23 (2008)|
|Carole Pankau (R)||61,795|
In 2008, Pankau collected $242,167 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
|Republican State Senate Campaign CMTE of Illinois||$40,545|
|Illinois State Medical Society||$7,000|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$5,250|
|Electrical Workers Local 701||$5,200|
|Illinois Chamber of Commerce||$5,000|
|Illinois Realtors Association||$4,450|
|Itasca Bank & Trust Co.||$3,340|
|Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association||$3,000|
|Bluestar Energy Services||$2,550|
|Illinois Merchants Association||$2,500|
|Illinois State Dental Society||$2,250|
|Illinois Automobile Dealers Association||$2,100|
|Cable Television & Communications Association of Illinois||$2,000|
|Steel Workers Local 17||$2,000|
2006 State Comptroller Campaign
In 2006, Carole Pankau challenged Democrat incumbent state Comptroller Dan Hynes, losing 31% to Hynes' 64%.
- Carole Pankau Republican State Senate Website
- Carole Pankau Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
|Illinois Senate District 23
| Succeeded by|
- Pankau State Senate Republican Website
- IL State Senate Republican Caucus biography
- Illinois Senate election results for 2008
- Pankau Campaign Donors