Chris Lauzen

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Chris Lauzen
Chris Lauzen.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 25
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 22
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sDuke University (1974)
Master'sHarvard University (1978)
Date of birthDecember 30, 1952
Place of birthAurora, Illinois
ReligionRoman Catholic
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Personal website
Campaign website
Chris Lauzen is a 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.

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


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lauzen has been appointed to these committees:


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



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]


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


In 2006, Lauzen collected $183,531 in donations.[5]

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[6].


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

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Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 25
Succeeded by