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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Conroy's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://www.votedebconroy.com/issues.html ''Deborah Conroy'', "Issues," accessed October 24, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Creating Jobs and Encouraging Economic Development
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:Excerpt: "As State Representative, I will work to promote DuPage County as a great place to do business. I support tax cuts to small businesses that help them expand and targeted tax incentives that reward in-state job creation."
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*'''Demanding Fiscal Responsibility
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:Excerpt: "It’s long overdue for government to learn to live within its means. To help us get there, I will work to reform the way Illinois’ budget is crafted to increase transparency and respect tax payers’ hard-earned dollars. I will help cut waste and inefficiencies, forcing government to protect vital services and spend only when there are clear benchmarks and accountability."
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*'''Defending our Children
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:Excerpt: "Unfortunately, dangerous sexual predators are a real threat to children. I support extended sentencing, which would allow a judge to keep sex offenders locked up beyond their release dates if they pose a danger to the public."
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*'''Preventing Unfair Property Tax Increases
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:Excerpt: "Working families simply cannot afford to pay more, and I will push for legislation to freeze property taxes when home values decline."
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*'''Cutting Lawmaker Pay
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:Excerpt: "At a time when so many families are struggling financially, lawmakers have an obligation to lead by example. I will not only make state legislators take a pay cut, I’ll make it harder for them to raise their pay in the future."
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Conroy's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://www.votedebconroy.com/issues.html ''Deborah Conroy'', "Issues," accessed October 24, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Creating Jobs and Encouraging Economic Development
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:Excerpt: "As State Representative, I will work to promote DuPage County as a great place to do business. I support tax cuts to small businesses that help them expand and targeted tax incentives that reward in-state job creation."
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*'''Demanding Fiscal Responsibility
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:Excerpt: "It’s long overdue for government to learn to live within its means. To help us get there, I will work to reform the way Illinois’ budget is crafted to increase transparency and respect tax payers’ hard-earned dollars. I will help cut waste and inefficiencies, forcing government to protect vital services and spend only when there are clear benchmarks and accountability."
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*'''Defending our Children
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:Excerpt: "Unfortunately, dangerous sexual predators are a real threat to children. I support extended sentencing, which would allow a judge to keep sex offenders locked up beyond their release dates if they pose a danger to the public."
 +
*'''Preventing Unfair Property Tax Increases
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:Excerpt: "Working families simply cannot afford to pay more, and I will push for legislation to freeze property taxes when home values decline."
 +
*'''Cutting Lawmaker Pay
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:Excerpt: "At a time when so many families are struggling financially, lawmakers have an obligation to lead by example. I will not only make state legislators take a pay cut, I’ll make it harder for them to raise their pay in the future."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 14:57, 1 July 2013

Deborah O'Keefe Conroy
Deborah Conroy.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 46
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Former Member, District 205 School Board
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Deborah O'Keefe Conroy is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 46. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Cities & Villages
Economic Development
Higher Education
Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhancement
Tourism & Conventions

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Conroy's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Creating Jobs and Encouraging Economic Development
Excerpt: "As State Representative, I will work to promote DuPage County as a great place to do business. I support tax cuts to small businesses that help them expand and targeted tax incentives that reward in-state job creation."
  • Demanding Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "It’s long overdue for government to learn to live within its means. To help us get there, I will work to reform the way Illinois’ budget is crafted to increase transparency and respect tax payers’ hard-earned dollars. I will help cut waste and inefficiencies, forcing government to protect vital services and spend only when there are clear benchmarks and accountability."
  • Defending our Children
Excerpt: "Unfortunately, dangerous sexual predators are a real threat to children. I support extended sentencing, which would allow a judge to keep sex offenders locked up beyond their release dates if they pose a danger to the public."
  • Preventing Unfair Property Tax Increases
Excerpt: "Working families simply cannot afford to pay more, and I will push for legislation to freeze property taxes when home values decline."
  • Cutting Lawmaker Pay
Excerpt: "At a time when so many families are struggling financially, lawmakers have an obligation to lead by example. I will not only make state legislators take a pay cut, I’ll make it harder for them to raise their pay in the future."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Conroy won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 46. Conroy was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Daniel J. Kordik in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDeborah O'Keefe Conroy 57.7% 20,200
     Republican Daniel J. Kordik 42.3% 14,825
Total Votes 35,025


2010

Deborah O'Keefe Conroy was the Democratic candidate for District 46 of the Illinois House of Representatives in the state's November 2, 2010 general election. She lost to Republican incumbent Dennis Reboletti.[5]

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Preceded by
Dennis Reboletti (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 46
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