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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure =1997 - Present
 
  |Tenure =1997 - Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office =1997
 
  |Assumed office =1997
  |Political party =Republican
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership = Senate Minority Leader
 
  |Leadership = Senate Minority Leader
 
  |Years leadership =  
 
  |Years leadership =  
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Base salary = $67,836/year
 
  |Base salary = $67,836/year
  |Per diem = $132/day
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  |Per diem = $111/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election =November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 1996
 
  |First elected = 1996
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Profession =
 
  |Profession =
 
  |Religion =Catholic
 
  |Religion =Catholic
  |Office website =http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1648
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  |Office website =http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=1873
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.senatorradogno.org/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.senatorradogno.org/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Christine Radogno''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. She has represented District 41 since 1997 and currently serves as [[State Senate Minority Leader|Minority Leader]]. Radongo was re-elected in November of 2008 with her term expiring in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Christine Radogno''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 41 and serving as [[State Senate Minority Leader|Minority Leader]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.
  
Radongo graduated with her Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work Degree from Loyola-Chicago. Before becoming a Senator, Radongo was a social worker and a part-time Trustee for LaGrange.
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Radongo earned her Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work from Loyola-Chicago. Her professional experience includes working as a social worker and a part-time Trustee for LaGrange, IL.
 
   
 
   
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Radogno served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair2 =
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|Committee2 = Executive
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Radogno has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Radogno served on these committees:
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Executive Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* Government Reform, Vice Chair
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|year = 2011
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair3 =Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Executive
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|Committee3 = Government Reform
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Radogno served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Radogno served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp ''Illinois General Assembly'', "List of Illinois Senate Committees," July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Executive Committee, Illinois State Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]] 
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{{Committee Assignments
* Government Reform  '''Vice-Chairwoman'''
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|State = Illinois
<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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|year = 2009
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Executive
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair2 = Vice-Chairwoman
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|Committee2 = Government Reform
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/politics/clout/chi-state-senate-gop-leader-endorses-mittney-for-president-20120313,0,5560249.story ''Chicago Tribune,'' "State Senate GOP leader endorses 'Mittney' for president," March 13, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Radogno is running for re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 41 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Radogno is running against [[Duane Bradley]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
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Radogno won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 41. Radogno was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the general election, which takes place November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 41, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Christine Radogno
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 79517
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}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 4, 2008, Republican Christine Radogno won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate]] District 41 receiving 74,777 votes, ahead of Democrat Audrey Manley (42,848 votes).<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Illinois Senate election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Republican Christine Radogno won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate]] District 41 receiving 74,777 votes, ahead of Democrat Audrey Manley (42,848 votes).<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Follow the Money'', "Illinois Senate election results for 2008," November 4, 2008]</ref>
  
  
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Radogno
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|Full name = Christine Radogno
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|year = 1996
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=2472 ''followthemoney.org'', "Radogno, Christine," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 1614114
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised2010 = 1613103
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised2008 = 500454
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2008|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised2006 = 1144448
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|result2006 = Lost
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|office2006 = [[Illinois Treasurer]]
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|totalraised2004 = 166100
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2004|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised2002 = 286371
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2002|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised2000 = 690008
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2000|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised1998 = 110250
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|result1998 = N/A
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|office1998 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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|totalraised1996 = 753308
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|result1996 = Won
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|office1996 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 41]]
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}}
  
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142867
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 1,614,114
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|org1 = Illinois Healthcare Association
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|org2 = Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management
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|org3 = Seiu Healthcare Illinois Indiana
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|org4 = At&T
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|org5 = Illinois State Dental Society
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|orgamount1 = 65000
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|orgamount2 = 55000
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|orgamount3 = 35000
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|orgamount4 = 35000
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|orgamount5 = 35000
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117083
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 1,613,103
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|org1 = Illinois Healthcare Association
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|org2 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|org3 = Comcast
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|org4 = Cable Television & Communications Association of Illinois
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|org5 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|orgamount1 = 95000
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|orgamount2 = 65000
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|orgamount3 = 50000
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|orgamount4 = 45000
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|orgamount5 = 41000
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|}}
  
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008, Radogno collected $500,454 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98793|2008 Radogno Campaign Donors]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Radogno  
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98793
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 500,454
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|org1 = At&T
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|org2 = Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois
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|org3 = Illinois Realtors Association
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|org4 = Cable Television & Communications Association of Illinois
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|org5 = Ameren
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|orgamount1 = 19237
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|orgamount2 = 15500
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|orgamount3 = 13500
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|orgamount4 = 11500
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|orgamount5 = 11000
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|}}
  
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79850
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|office= Illinois Treasurer
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 1,144,448
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|org1 = James N Pritzker Political Participation Fund
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|org2 = Illinois Education Association
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|org3 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org4 = Pellegrino for Illinois
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|org5 = Illinois Realtors Association
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|orgamount1 = 75000
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|orgamount2 = 65000
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|orgamount3 = 27000
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|orgamount4 = 25000
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|orgamount5 = 19076
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2004===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2004
| AT&T
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|name = Radogno
| align="right" | $19,237
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63269
| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|office= Illinois State Senate
| align="right" | $15,500
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Republican
| Illinois Realtors Association
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|total raised = 166,100
| align="right" | $13,500
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
|-
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|org2 = Illinois State Medical Society
| Cable Television & Communications Association of Illinois
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|org3 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
| align="right" | $11,500
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|org4 = Midwest Energy
|-
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|org5 = Comcast
| Ameren
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|orgamount1 = 6000
| align="right" | $11,000
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|orgamount2 = 3500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 3250
| Citizens for Frank Watson
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|orgamount4 = 3000
| align="right" | $9,812
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|orgamount5 = 3000
|-
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|}}
| Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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| align="right" | $9,500
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|-
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| Cameli & Hoag Radogno
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| align="right" | $8,000
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|-
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| Illinois Health Care Association
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| align="right" | $7,500
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|-
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|Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $6,573
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|-
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| Illinois Merchants Association
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| align="right" | $6,000
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|-
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| American Insurance Association
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| align="right" | $5,750
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|-
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| Illinois Credit Union League
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| align="right" | $5,625
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|-
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| Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
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| align="right" | $5,500
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|-
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| Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
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| align="right" | $5,500
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|-
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| Walgreens
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| align="right" | $5,450
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|-
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| AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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| align="right" | $5,250
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|-
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| Travelers Indemnity
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Christine Radogno
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Service Employees Local 880
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7419
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 286,371
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|org1 = Illinois Pro-Choice
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|org2 = Illinois Education Association
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|org3 = National Republican Congressional Cmte
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|org4 = Unistat
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|org5 = Illinois Association of School Administrators
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|orgamount1 = 23901
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|orgamount2 = 15242
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|orgamount3 = 15000
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|orgamount4 = 11008
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|orgamount5 = 6801
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|}}
  
==District 41==
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30572
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 690,008
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|org1 = Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte of Illinois
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|org2 = Citizens For Steve Rauschenberger
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|org3 = Illinois Manufacturers Association
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|org4 = 33Rd District Fund
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|org5 = Illinois Education Association
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|orgamount1 = 452513
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|orgamount2 = 11900
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|orgamount3 = 11500
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|orgamount4 = 9750
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|orgamount5 = 9500
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|}}
  
Radogno represents Illinois Senate District 41.  District 41 includes the Southwest Chicago suburbs of LaGrange and Lemont<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Radogno  
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30239
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 110,250
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|org1 = Republican St Senate Campaign Cmte
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|org2 = James Pate Philip Campaign Fund
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|org3 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org4 = Central Il Light Co-Cilcorp Better Govt Pac
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|org5 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|orgamount1 = 27499
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|orgamount2 = 22750
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|orgamount3 = 2050
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|orgamount4 = 1750
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
  
==Personal==
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===1996===
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{{SLP donor box 1996
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|name = Radogno
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|full Name = Christine Radogno
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29839
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 753,308
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|org1 = Rep State Sen Campaign Cmte
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|org2 = Radogno, Christine
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|org3 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|org4 = Citizens For Rauschenberger
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|org5 = Citizens For George Ryan
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|orgamount1 = 562916
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|orgamount2 = 19718
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|orgamount3 = 15408
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|orgamount4 = 7500
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|orgamount5 = 5250
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|}}
  
Christine is married to Nunzio Randango.  They have three children and reside in LaGrange, 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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Radogno received a score of 100.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A+ according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
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==Personal==
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Christine and her husband, Nunzio, have three children.
  
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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 '''Christine + Radogno + Illinois + Senate'''
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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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==See also==
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*[[Illinois State Senate]]
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*[[Illinois State Senate#Standing committees|Senate Committees]]
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*[[Illinois State Legislature]]
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*[[Illinois state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://www.senatorradogno.org/ Sen. Radogno's website]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=1873 Biography, bills and committees] at the 98th Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1648 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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**Previous sessions: [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1648 97th], [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1435 96th], [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=95&MemberID=1226 95th], [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=94&MemberID=1003 94th], [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=93&MemberID=754 93rd]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=9515 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.senatorradogno.org/ Constituency website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=9515 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.senategop.state.il.us/ Profile] at Illinois Senate Republicans
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98793 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=94352 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63269 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7419 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30572 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30239 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29839 1996]
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*[http://openstates.org/il/legislators/ILL000046/christine-radogno/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://twitter.com/chrisradogno Christine Radogno on Twitter]
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 9515 | c-span = | followthemoney = | worldcat = | fb = cradogno | flickr = | twitter = chrisradogno | youtube = | linked = | nndb = | wikipedia = Christine_Radogno }}
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142867 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117083 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98793 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79850 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63269 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7419 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30572 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30239 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29839 1996]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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[[Category:Illinois]]
 
[[Category:Illinois]]
 
[[Category:Republican Party]]
 
[[Category:Republican Party]]
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Revision as of 10:38, 21 May 2014

Christine Radogno
Christine Radogno.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 41
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Minority Leader
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLoyola University
Master'sLoyola University
Personal
BirthdayDecember 21, 1952
Place of birthOak Park, Illinois
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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Christine Radogno is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 41 and serving as Minority Leader. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Radongo earned her Bachelor's and Master's in Social Work from Loyola-Chicago. Her professional experience includes working as a social worker and a part-time Trustee for LaGrange, IL.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Executive

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Radogno served on these committees:[1]

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Christine Radogno endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Radogno won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 41. Radogno was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the general election, which takes place November 6, 2012.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristine Radogno Incumbent 100% 79,517
Total Votes 79,517

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Christine Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 41 receiving 74,777 votes, ahead of Democrat Audrey Manley (42,848 votes).[4]


Illinois State Senate, District 41 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christine Radogno (R) 74,777
Audrey Manley (D) 42,848

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Radogno is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Radogno raised a total of $6,878,156 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[5]

Christine Radogno's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $1,614,114
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Not up for election $1,613,103
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $500,454
2006 Illinois Treasurer Defeated $1,144,448
2004 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $166,100
2002 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $286,371
2000 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $690,008
1998 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Not up for election $110,250
1996 Illinois State Senate, District 41 Won $753,308
Grand Total Raised $6,878,156

2012

Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $1,614,114.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Christine Radogno's campaign in 2012
Illinois Healthcare Association$65,000
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management$55,000
Seiu Healthcare Illinois Indiana$35,000
At&T$35,000
Illinois State Dental Society$35,000
Total Raised in 2012$1,614,114
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Radogno was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $1,613,103.

2008

Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $500,454.

2006

Radogno lost the election for the Illinois Treasurer in 2006. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $1,144,448.

2004

Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $166,100.

2002

Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $286,371.

2000

Radogno won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $690,008.

1998

Radogno was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $110,250.

1996

Radogno won election to the Illinois State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Radogno raised a total of $753,308.

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."[6][7]

2012

Radogno received a score of 100.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A+ according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[7]

Personal

Christine and her husband, Nunzio, have three children.

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Illinois Senate District 41
1997–present
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