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'''Chris Lauzen''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois Senate]]. He has been a Senator since 1993, representing the 25th district.
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|Position = Illinois State Senate District 25
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Lauzen''' is a former [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 25 from 1993 to 2013.
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Lauzen graduated from Duke University with his Bachelor's Degree in 1974 in Management Science and earned his Master's in Business Administration from Harvard in 1978.
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Before becoming a Senator, Lauzen was the owner of his own accounting firm.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lauzen served on these committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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* [[Pensions and Investments Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Ranking Minority Member
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* Subcommittee on Pension Enhancements
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* Subcommittee on Pension Reforms
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* Subcommittee on Tax Credits
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lauzen served on these committees:
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* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate|Appropriations I]]
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* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate|Appropriations II]]
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* [[Consumer Protection Committee, Illinois State Senate|Consumer Protection]]
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* [[Pensions and Investments Committee, Illinois State Senate|Pensions and Investments]]
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* [[Public Health Committee, Illinois State Senate|Public Health]]
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* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate|Revenue]] '''Ranking Republican Member'''<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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Lauzen won re-election to the 25th District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] against Democrat [[Leslie N. Juby]].<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf 2010 Illinois General Election Results]</ref>
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 25 (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Chris Lauzen''' (R)
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| align="right" | '''70,842'''
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| align="center" | '''69.26%'''
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| colspan="2" | Leslie N. Juby (D)
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| align="right" | 31,444
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| align="center" | 30.74%
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|}  The election took place on November 2, 2010.  Lauzen was challenged by P. Sean Michels in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results]</ref>
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, Republican Chris Lauzen won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate]] District 25 receiving 56,976 votes, ahead of Democrat Frank Craig (30,664 votes).<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Illinois Senate election results for 2006'']</ref>
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''{{won}} [[Chris Lauzen]] (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''56,976'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Frank Craig (D)
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| align="right" | 30,664
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Lauzen received $160,106 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&#f0 Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Illinois State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $160,106
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois
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|org2 = Republican Renaissance PAC
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|org3 = AT&T
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|org4 = Illinois Republican Renaissance
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|org5 = Altria
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|orgdonor1 = $11,000
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|orgdonor2 = $9,000
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|orgdonor3 = $5,886
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|orgdonor4 = $5,000
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|orgdonor5 = $4,000
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|}}
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===2006===
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In 2006, Lauzen collected $183,531 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96977|2006 Lauzen Campaign Donors]</ref>
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Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
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|-
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| Chris & Sarah Lauzen
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| align="right" | $86,000
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| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $6,000
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|-
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| John Reeves
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| John & Julie Reeves
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| John Deere & Co.
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| Republican Renaissance Pac
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| align="right" | $2,500
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| Peter & Joann Daleiden
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Peter Orum
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Robert Bonifas
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Dick Wake
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Family Taxpayers Network
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Dorel & Claudia Nasui
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| align="right" | $2,100
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|-
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| Enterprise Rent-A-Car
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| align="right" | $2,000
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|-
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| Illinois Automobile Dealers Association
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| align="right" | $2,000
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|-
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| Comcast
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Illinois Chamber of Commerce
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Caterpillar
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Philip Morris
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Illinois Retail Merchants Association
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| align="right" | $1,900
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==District 25==
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Lauzen represents Illinois Senate District 25.  District 25 includes Western Chicago suburbs including Aurora and Naperville<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_neil.pdf "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.   
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==Personal==
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Chris is married to Sarah Lauzen.  They have four children and resides in Aurora, Illinois.
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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Lauzen 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 13th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Chris + Lauzen + Illinois + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1429 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6269 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.lauzen.com/ Official campaign website]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96977 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79786 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71058 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7395 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30491 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30141 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29747 1996]
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*[http://www.lauzen.senategop.org/ Profile] at Illinois Senate Republicans
* [http://www.lauzen.com/ Sen. Lauzen's website]
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1643 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
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*[http://www.ourcampaigns.com/CandidateDetail.html?CandidateID=3692 Profile] at Our Campaigns
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Revision as of 23:31, 23 February 2013

Chris Lauzen
Chris Lauzen.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 25
Former member
In office
1993 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sDuke University (1974)
Master'sHarvard University (1978)
Personal
BirthdayDecember 30, 1952
Place of birthAurora, Illinois
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chris Lauzen is a former Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 25 from 1993 to 2013.

Lauzen graduated from Duke University with his Bachelor's Degree in 1974 in Management Science and earned his Master's in Business Administration from Harvard in 1978.

Before becoming a Senator, Lauzen was the owner of his own accounting firm.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lauzen served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lauzen served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Lauzen won re-election to the 25th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate against Democrat Leslie N. Juby.[2]

Illinois State Senate, District 25 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Chris Lauzen (R) 70,842 69.26%
Leslie N. Juby (D) 31,444 30.74%
The election took place on November 2, 2010. Lauzen was challenged by P. Sean Michels in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.[3]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Chris Lauzen won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 25 receiving 56,976 votes, ahead of Democrat Frank Craig (30,664 votes).[4]

Illinois State Senate, District 25 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Chris Lauzen (R) 56,976
Frank Craig (D) 30,664

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Lauzen received $160,106 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]


2006

In 2006, Lauzen collected $183,531 in donations.[6]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Chris & Sarah Lauzen $86,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $6,000
John Reeves $5,000
John & Julie Reeves $5,000
John Deere & Co. $3,000
Illinois State Medical Society $3,000
Republican Renaissance Pac $2,500
Peter & Joann Daleiden $2,500
Peter Orum $2,500
Robert Bonifas $2,500
Dick Wake $2,500
Family Taxpayers Network $2,500
Dorel & Claudia Nasui $2,100
Enterprise Rent-A-Car $2,000
Illinois Automobile Dealers Association $2,000
Comcast $2,000
Illinois Chamber of Commerce $2,000
Caterpillar $2,000
Philip Morris $2,000
Illinois Retail Merchants Association $1,900

District 25

Lauzen represents Illinois Senate District 25. District 25 includes Western Chicago suburbs including Aurora and Naperville[7].

Personal

Chris is married to Sarah Lauzen. They have four children and resides in Aurora, Illinois.

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."[8][9]

2012

Lauzen 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 13th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[9]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Chris + Lauzen + Illinois + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Chris Lauzen News Feed

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Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 25
1992–2013
Succeeded by
Jim Oberweis (R)