Daniel Cronin

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Daniel Cronin
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Illinois State Senate District 21
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
resigned November 30, 2010
Political party Republican
Profession DuPage County Board Chairman
Daniel Cronin was a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. Cronin represented district 21 from 1993-November 30, 2010. He resigned after winning election as DuPage County Board Chairman.

Cronin graduated from Loyola-Chicago in 1981 with his Bachelor's degree and his Law Degree from Northwestern in 1985. In addition to being a full-time Senator, Cronin is a practicing Attorney.

Committee assignments

Cronin served on these Senate committees:



On November 4, 2008, Republican Daniel Cronin won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 21 receiving 64,062 votes, ahead of Democrat A. Ghani (30,771 votes) and John Basco (6,628 votes).[2]

Illinois State Senate, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel Cronin (R) 64,062
A. Ghani (D) 30,771
John Basco (G) 6,628

Campaign donors


In 2008, Cronin collected $304,210 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $25,000
Cable Television & Communications Association of Illinois $7,500
Jim Spizzo $5,500
Paul Andrews $5,000
National Material $4,800
Awerkamp & McClain $3,950
Ohare Towing Service Inc. $3,600
West Suburban Teachers Local 571 $3,500
Inland Real Estate $3,500
Illinois State Medical Society $3,500
Kaplan & Sorosky $3,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,000
Operating Engineers Local 150 $2,500
Joseph Academy $2,400
W. S. Darly & Co. $2,080
Comed $2,000
Illinois Realtors Association $2,000
Holland & Knight $2,000
Superior Ambulance Service $1,950
Christopher B. Burke Engineering $1,900

District 21

Cronin represented Illinois Senate District 21. District 21 includes the Western Chicago suburbs located in DuPage County[4].


Daniel is married to Juliann Cronin. They have four children and resides in Elmhurst, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 21
1993–November 30, 2010
Succeeded by
Ron Sandack