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'''Dale Risinger''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois Senate]].  He has been a Senator since 2003, representing the 37th district.
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{{Retired office holder |
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name                = Dale Risinger |
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profile image      = Dale Risinger.jpg |
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political position  = Illinois State Senate District 37 |
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retired          = Former member |
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term in office began      = 2003 |
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term in office ended          = resigned February 28, 2011 |
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political party    = [[Republican]] |
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profession          = Legislator |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Risinger''' was a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]].  Risinger has served in the Illinois from 2003-2011.  Risinger was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015.  However, on February 17, 2011, he submitted a letter of resignation, with his last day in office being February 28.<ref>[http://www.pjstar.com/news/x1623571518/Sen-Risinger-to-resign-today ''Peoria Journal-Star,'' "Risinger to quit Senate on Feb. 28," February 17, 2011]</ref>
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Risinger graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana in 1968.  Risinger is a retired construction engineer and used to work with the Illinois Department of Transportation.
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==Committee assignments==
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Syverson served on these committees:
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* [[Energy Committee, Illinois State Senate|Energy]]
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* [[Environment Committee, Illinois State Senate|Environment]]    '''Republican Ranking Member'''
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* [[Gaming Committee, Illinois State Senate|Gaming]] 
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* [[Human Services Committee, Illinois State Senate|Human Services]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Illinois State Senate|Insurance]]<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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Risinger won re-election to the 7th District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois Board of Elections'', "2010 Illinois General Election Results," November 2, 2010]</ref>
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{{Votepercentbox |
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Dale Risinger''' (R)
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| align="right" | '''63,186'''
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| align="center" | '''100.0%'''
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|-
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|}
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Risinger ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm ''Illinois Democratic Party'', "2010 Illinois Primary Election Results," February 3, 2010]</ref>
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, Republican Dale Risinger won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate]] District 37 receiving 43,138 votes, ahead of Democrat Bob Sheehan 29,059 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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{{Votebox |
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2006)
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''{{won}} [[Dale Risinger]] (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''43,138'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Bob Sheehan (D)
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| align="right" | 29,059
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Risinger received $255,910 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," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Illinois State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = $255,910
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|org1 = Comed
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|org2 = Cullinan Companies LLC
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|org3 = Chicago Auto Trade Association
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|org4 = Caterpillar
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|org5 = OSF Saint Francis Inc
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|orgdonor1 = $7,500
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|orgdonor2 = $6,575
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|orgdonor3 = $5,000
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|orgdonor4 = $5,000
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|orgdonor5 = $5,000
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|}}
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===2006===
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In 2006, Risinger collected $256,795 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97002|2006 Risinger Campaign Donors]</ref>
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Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
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{{legislative donor box}}
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|-
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| STS Consultants LTD
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| align="right" | $6,900
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|-
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| OSF Saint Francis Inc.
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| align="right" | $6,300
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|-
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $5,500
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|-
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| Dynegy Inc.
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| align="right" | $5,050
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|-
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| Cullinan Companies LLC
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Ohio Farmers Insurance Co.
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Comed
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| align="right" | $4,500
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|-
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| Elm Consulting LLC
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| align="right" | $4,150
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|-
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| MidAmerican Energy
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| align="right" | $4,000
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|-
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| Illinois Construction Industry CMTE
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| align="right" | $4,000
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|-
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| Ameren
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| align="right" | $4,000
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|-
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| Christopher B. Burke Engineering
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| align="right" | $3,950
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|-
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| United Facilities Inc.
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| align="right" | $3,600
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|-
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| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $3,600
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|-
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| Illinois Credit Union League
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| align="right" | $3,350
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|-
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| Caterpillar
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Illinois Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $2,900
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|-
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| Maurer-Stutz Inc.
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| align="right" | $2,600
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|-
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| Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $2,500
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| Illinois Society of Professional Engineers
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|}
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==District 37==
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Risinger represented Illinois Senate District 37.  District 37 includes the Greater Peoria Region<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.   
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==Personal==
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Dale is married to Joyce Risinger.  They have three children and reside in Peoria, Illinois.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.risinger.senategop.org/ Senator Risinger's website]
 
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1478 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
 
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1478 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33359 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33359 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33359 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97002 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79860 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71071 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13003 2002]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97002 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79860 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71071 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13003 2002]
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==References==
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{{succession box | before = Carl Hawkinson | title = Illinois Senate District 37 | years = 2003–February 28, 2011 | after = [[Darin LaHood]]}}
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Revision as of 09:53, 15 May 2014

Dale Risinger
Dale Risinger.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 37
Former member
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
resigned February 28, 2011
Political party Republican
Profession Legislator
Dale Risinger was a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Risinger has served in the Illinois from 2003-2011. Risinger was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2015. However, on February 17, 2011, he submitted a letter of resignation, with his last day in office being February 28.[1]

Risinger graduated with his Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana in 1968. Risinger is a retired construction engineer and used to work with the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Committee assignments

Syverson served on these committees:


Elections

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Risinger won re-election to the 7th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Risinger (R) 63,186 100.0%

Risinger ran unopposed in the Republican primary election on February 2nd.[4]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Dale Risinger won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 37 receiving 43,138 votes, ahead of Democrat Bob Sheehan 29,059 votes.[5]


Illinois State Senate, District 37 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Risinger (R) 43,138
Bob Sheehan (D) 29,059


Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Risinger received $255,910 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Risinger's campaign in 2010
Comed$7,500
Cullinan Companies LLC$6,575
Chicago Auto Trade Association$5,000
Caterpillar$5,000
OSF Saint Francis Inc$5,000
Total Raised in 2010 $255,910

2006

In 2006, Risinger collected $256,795 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
STS Consultants LTD $6,900
OSF Saint Francis Inc. $6,300
AT&T $5,500
Dynegy Inc. $5,050
Cullinan Companies LLC $5,000
Ohio Farmers Insurance Co. $5,000
Comed $4,500
Elm Consulting LLC $4,150
MidAmerican Energy $4,000
Illinois Construction Industry CMTE $4,000
Ameren $4,000
Christopher B. Burke Engineering $3,950
United Facilities Inc. $3,600
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,600
Illinois Credit Union League $3,350
Caterpillar $3,000
Illinois Realtors Association $2,900
Maurer-Stutz Inc. $2,600
Illinois State Medical Society $2,500
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers $2,500

District 37

Risinger represented Illinois Senate District 37. District 37 includes the Greater Peoria Region[8].

Personal

Dale is married to Joyce Risinger. They have three children and reside in Peoria, Illinois.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Carl Hawkinson
Illinois Senate District 37
2003–February 28, 2011
Succeeded by
Darin LaHood