David R. Leitch

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David R. Leitch
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Illinois House of Representatives District 73
Incumbent
In office
1989-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 25
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Leader, Illinois State House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/per session day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1988
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
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. He has represented the 73rd district since 1989 and currently serves as an Assistant Minority Leader. Leitch previously served in the Illinois General Assembly from 1986-1987.

Leitch is a bank executive and has worked as a journalist.

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.[1]


Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Leitch has been appointed to 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. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Leitch is running for re-election to the 73rd District seat in the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. He was unopposed in the Republican Primary on March 20, 2012, and is unopposed in the November 6 general election as well.[3]

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Leitch won re-election to the 73rd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition.[4]

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.[5]

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.[6]

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

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Leitch collected $351,123 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[7]

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.[8]

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

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Political offices
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Illinois House of Representatives District 73
1989–present
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