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}}{{tnr}}'''David R. Leitch''' (b. August 22, 1948) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 73 since 1989.  He currently serves as an [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. Leitch previously served in the [[Illinois General Assembly]] from 1986-1987.
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}}{{tnr}}'''David R. Leitch''' (b. August 22, 1948) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 73 and serving as [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988. He previously served in the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] from 1986-1987.
  
Leitch is a bank executive and has worked as a journalist.
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Leitch's professional experience includes working as a bank executive and journalist.
 
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He is a member of the Riverfront Business District Commission Board, Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Board, Hemophilia Center of Central Illinois Board, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Race for the Cure Board, Institute of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Board, and the Lakeview Museum Arts and Sciences Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6352 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Leitch]</ref>
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Leitch received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Leitch received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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Leitch is a member of the Riverfront Business District Commission Board, Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Board, Hemophilia Center of Central Illinois Board, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Race for the Cure Board, Institute of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Board, and the Lakeview Museum Arts and Sciences Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=6352 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Leitch]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==

Revision as of 07:12, 2 July 2013

David R. Leitch
David Leitch.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 73
Incumbent
In office
1989-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 25
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Leader, Illinois State House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Senator, Illinois State Senate
1986-1987
Education
Bachelor'sKalamazoo College, 1970
Personal
BirthdayAugust 22, 1948
Place of birthThree Rivers, MI
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David R. Leitch (b. August 22, 1948) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 73 and serving as Assistant Minority Leader. He was first elected to the chamber in 1988. He previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1986-1987.

Leitch's professional experience includes working as a bank executive and journalist.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Appropriations-Human Services
Financial Institutions
Housing
Labor & Commerce
Rules

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Leitch served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Leitch served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

David R. Leitch endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Leitch won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 73. Leitch was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid R. Leitch Incumbent 100% 44,342
Total Votes 44,342


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Leitch won re-election to the 73rd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 73 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David R. Leitch (R) 35,518 100.0%

He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican David Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 73 receiving 49,370 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 73 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David R. Leitch (R) 49,370

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican David Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 73 receiving 32,915 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 73 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David R. Leitch (R) 32,915

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Leitch collected $351,123 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David R. Leitch's campaign in 2010
Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois$20,000
Caterpillar$15,343
OSF Saint Francis Inc$8,000
Ameren$6,500
Illinois Realtors Association$5,200
Total Raised in 2010 $351,123

2008

In 2008, Leitch collected $347,665 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Caterpillar $16,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $15,500
Citizens for Schock $10,000
OSF Saint Francis Inc. $9,500
Freinds for Joan Krupa $7,516

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."[10][11]

2012

Leitch received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[11]

Personal

Leitch is a member of the Riverfront Business District Commission Board, Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan Board, Hemophilia Center of Central Illinois Board, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Race for the Cure Board, Institute of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation, Board, and the Lakeview Museum Arts and Sciences Board.[12]

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