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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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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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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
Personal 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.

Biography

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

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent David R. Leitch was set to face Mark Zalcman in the Republican primary, but Zalcman was removed from the ballot on January 9, 2014, leaving Leitch unopposed. Leitch is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

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.[5][6][7]

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.[8]

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.[9]

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.[10]

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Leitch is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Leitch raised a total of $2,304,188 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 23, 2013.[11]

David R. Leitch's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $409,603
2010 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $351,123
2008 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $347,665
2006 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $302,159
2004 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $277,204
2002 Illinois State House, District 73 Won $206,065
2000 Illinois State House, District 93 Won $132,499
1998 Illinois State House, District 93 Won $109,019
1996 Illinois State House, District 93 Won $168,851
Grand Total Raised $2,304,188

2012

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $409,603.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David R. Leitch's campaign in 2012
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois$35,000
Caterpillar$16,073
House Republican Campaign Cmte$15,000
Osf Saint Francis Inc$10,650
Star Transport Inc$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$409,603
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $351,123.

2008

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $347,665.

2006

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $302,159.

2004

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $277,204.

2002

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $206,065.

2000

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $132,499.

1998

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $109,019.

1996

Leitch won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Leitch raised a total of $168,851.

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."[12][13]

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.[13]

Personal

Leitch and his wife, Marlene, have three children. 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.[14]

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