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Chad D. Hays
Chad Hays.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 104
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader. Illinois House of Representatives
2013-Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Catlin, IL
Education
High schoolCatlin High School (1981)
Bachelor'sSouthern Illinois University at Carbondale (1986)
Personal
ProfessionDirector of Planning and Development, Danville Polyclinic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chad D. Hays is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Hays has served as Assistant Minority Leader since 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Human Services
Health Care Availability Access
Higher Education
Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development
Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Hays's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Serious About Balancing the Budget
Excerpt: "As a fiscal conservative, Chad favors zero-based budgeting that demands budgetary integrity, accountability and measurable results. The era of governmental spending without the scrutiny that every Illinois family and business requires of themselves is over."
  • Making Illinois Work
Excerpt: "Supports long overdue tax incentives and reforms that will finally allow our State to be competitive with Indiana. Far too many of our workers have left the area and their loved ones behind as Illinois continues to export good jobs while struggling to attract new investment."
  • Education is Our Future
Excerpt: "Passionate about an educated citizenry that is ready for the jobs of the future. Defends local control, and will be an articulate, enthusiastic supporter of our schools, DACC and Lincoln’s Challenge."
  • Strong Advocate for Agriculture
Excerpt: "Open and fair markets will define our economic recovery. Investment in research insures that world class east central Illinois producers will continue to prosper."
  • Strongly supports the 2nd Amendment and favors conceal and carry legislation

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 Chad D. Hays ran unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hays won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 104. Hays was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and defeated Michael Langendorf (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 104, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad D. Hays Incumbent 63.5% 26,479
     Democratic Michael Langendorf 36.5% 15,240
Total Votes 41,719

Endorsements

Hays's campaign website lists the following endorsements:[8]

  • Illinois Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Statewide School Management Alliance – Alliance PAC
  • National Federation of Independent Businesses – Illinois (NFIB-Illinois)
  • McLean County Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Farm Bureau

2010

Hays defeated Democrat Michael Puhr in the state's November 2, 2010 general election.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 104 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chad D. Hays (R) 20,452 68.25%
Michael Puhr (D) 9,513 31.75%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hays is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hays raised a total of $354,781 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 24, 2013.[10]

Chad D. Hays's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 104 Won $203,103
2010 Illinois State House, District 104 Won $151,678
Grand Total Raised $354,781

2012

Hays won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hays raised a total of $203,103.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chad D. Hays's campaign in 2012
Mervis Industries Inc$11,500
Illinois Hospital Association$10,000
Merlan Inc$10,000
Illinois Education Association$8,050
Hays, Chad D$6,062
Total Raised in 2012$203,103
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hays won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hays raised a total of $151,678.

Scorecards

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."[11][12]

2012

Hays received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
William B. Black (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 104
2011–present
Succeeded by
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