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}}{{tnr}}'''Charles E. Jefferson''' (b. March 31, 1945) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 67 since 2001.  He currently serves as [[State House Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Charles E. Jefferson''' (b. March 31, 1945) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 67 and serving as [[State House Assistant Majority Leader|Assistant Majority Leader]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
Jefferson works as a non-profit administrator. He is President of the Rockford Sportsmen Golf Association, Past President of the New Zion Day Care Center, Past President of the Rockford West Lions Club, and Past Vice President of United Way.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=54181 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jefferson]</ref>
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Jefferson received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the lowest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Jefferson received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the lowest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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Jefferson is President of the Rockford Sportsmen Golf Association, Past President of the New Zion Day Care Center, Past President of the Rockford West Lions Club, and Past Vice President of United Way.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=54181 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Jefferson]</ref>
  
 
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Charles E. Jefferson
Charles Jefferson.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 14
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Illinois State House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1965-1971
Personal
Date of birthMarch 31, 1945
Place of birthWaco, TX
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles E. Jefferson (b. March 31, 1945) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 67 and serving as Assistant Majority Leader. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Jefferson's professional experience includes working as a non-profit administrator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Labor & Commerce
Public Utilities
Veterans' Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jefferson won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 67. Jefferson defeated Gloria M. Lind in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles E. Jefferson Incumbent 100% 25,201
Total Votes 25,201


Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles E. Jefferson Incumbent 81% 4,331
Gloria M. Lind 19% 1,018
Total Votes 5,349

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jefferson won re-election to the 67th District seat against Republican Robert E. Brokish, Jr.. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 11,585 60.25%
Robert E. Brokish, Jr. (R) 7,642 39.75%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Charles E. Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed receiving 27,606 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 27,606

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Charles E. Jefferson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 67. He ran unopposed receiving 16,373 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 67 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Charles E. Jefferson (D) 16,373

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Jefferson collected $185,135 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[7]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Charles E. Jefferson's campaign in 2010
Illinois Democratic Party$28,733
Downstate Democratic Caucus$17,000
Illinois Education Association$14,500
Comed$8,000
Mcguirewoods$6,000
Total Raised in 2010 $185,135

2008

In 2008, Jefferson collected $84,206 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Comed $6,000
AT&T $5,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $5,500
Illinois Education Association $5,000
OSF Saint Francis Inc. $3,000

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."[9][10]

2012

Jefferson received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the lowest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[10]

Personal

Jefferson is President of the Rockford Sportsmen Golf Association, Past President of the New Zion Day Care Center, Past President of the Rockford West Lions Club, and Past Vice President of United Way.[11]

Recent news

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