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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 25
 
  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 25
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure =1993 - Present
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  |Tenure =1993 - 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Per diem = $132/day
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  |Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
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  |First elected = 1992
 
  |First elected = 1992
 
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  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Campaign website = http://www.lauzen.com/
 
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  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/ChrisLauzen
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chris Lauzen''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]].  Lauzen first joined the Illinois Senate in 1992.  Lauzen was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015.
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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.
  
 
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.
 
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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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lauzen has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lauzen served on these committees:
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
 
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
 
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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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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 ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Chris is married to Sarah Lauzen.  They have four children and resides in Aurora, Illinois.
 
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==
 
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* [http://www.lauzen.com/ Sen. Lauzen's website]
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* [http://www.lauzen.com/ Official campaign website]
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1643 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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*[http://www.lauzen.senategop.org/ Profile] at Illinois Senate Republicans
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=6269 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1643 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6269 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* 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.ourcampaigns.com/CandidateDetail.html?CandidateID=3692 Profile] at Our Campaigns
*[http://www.facebook.com/ChrisLauzen Chris Lauzen on Facebook]
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Revision as of 14:29, 23 December 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]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Lauzen's campaign in 2010
Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois$11,000
Republican Renaissance PAC$9,000
AT&T$5,886
Illinois Republican Renaissance$5,000
Altria$4,000
Total Raised in 2010 $160,106

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

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