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Don Harmon
Don Harmon.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 39
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sKnox College
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
J.D.University of Chicago
Date of birth1966
Place of birthOak Park, Illinois
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Don Harmon is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. He has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003. Harmon was re-elected in November of 2010 with his term expiring in 2013. Harmon currently serves as an President Pro Tempore.

Harmon graduated from Knox College with his Bachelor's degree and later graduated with his Master's in Business Administration and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Chicago. Harmon is a practicing Attorney in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harmon has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Harmon is running for re-election to the Illinois State Senate in District 39 in the 2012 election. Harmon was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and is unopposed in the general election, which takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]


On November 7, 2006, Democrat Don Harmon won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 39 receiving 57,487 votes, ahead of Republican Jim Rowe receiving 11,159 votes.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 39 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Don Harmon (D) 57,487
Jim Rowe (R) 11,159

Campaign donors


In 2008, Harmon collected $564,423 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $25,000
Donald F. Harmon $15,503
Chicago Automobile Trade Association $12,500
US Smokeless Tobacco $10,000
Illinois Venture Capital Association $10,000
Kevin J. Conway $10,000
Simmonscooper LLC $8,325
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $8,000
Clifford Law Offices $7,650
Chapman & Cutler $7,500
Cottonwood Financial LTD $7,000
AT&T $6,686
Luke Casson $6,550
Devon C. Bruce $6,000
Midwest Energy $6,000
Illinois Credit Union League $5,400
Austin Mental Health LLC $5,000
Paul Fisher $4,600
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw $4,500
Illinois Bankers Association $4,000

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District 39

Harmon represents Illinois Senate District 39. District 39 includes the South Central Chicago suburbs of Oak Park and Cicero[5].


Don is married to Teresa Harmon. They have three children and reside in Oak Park, Illinois.

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Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 39
Succeeded by