Chris Lauzen

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Chris Lauzen
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Illinois State Senate District 25
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Website Official 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 2008 with his term expiring in 2012.

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.



See Also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Lauzen is running for re-election to the 25th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate against Democrat Leslie N. Juby. The election takes place on November 2, 2010. Lauzen was challenged by P. Sean Michels in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.[1]


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).[2]

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.[3]

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

Committee assignments

Lauzen serves on these committees:

District 25

Lauzen represents Illinois Senate District 25. District 25 includes Western Chicago suburbs including Aurora and Naperville[5].


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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 25
Succeeded by