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Deborah O'Keefe Conroy
Deborah Conroy.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 46
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 2
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
ProfessionFull-time legislator
Office website
Campaign website
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


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


Campaign themes


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."



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Deborah O'Keefe Conroy ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Heidi Holan ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Conroy then defeated Holan in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Illinois House of Representatives District 46, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDeb Conroy Incumbent 52.5% 12,774
     Republican Heidi Holan 47.5% 11,542
Total Votes 24,316


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 (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7][8]

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


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.[9]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for O'Keefe Conroy is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, O'Keefe Conroy raised a total of $742,657 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[10]

Deborah O'Keefe Conroy's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 46 Won $742,657
Grand Total Raised $742,657


O'Keefe Conroy won election to the House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, O'Keefe Conroy raised a total of $742,657.
House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Deborah O'Keefe Conroy's campaign in 2012
Illinois Democratic Party$301,407
Democratic Party of Illinois$77,528
Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity$40,000
Friends of Michael J Madigan$23,575
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management$20,000
Total Raised in 2012$742,657
Source: Follow the Money


Conroy and her husband, Tim, have four children.[11]

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