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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:
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* Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Chair
 
* Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Chair
 
* Subcommittee on Election Law, Vice Chair
 
* Subcommittee on Election Law, Vice Chair
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 23:09, 10 March 2013

Don Harmon
Don Harmon.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 39
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKnox College
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
J.D.University of Chicago
Personal
Birthday1966
Place of birthOak Park, Illinois
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Election Law, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on State Government Operations, Vice Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Harmon won 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 was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDon Harmon Incumbent 100% 58,381
Total Votes 58,381

2006

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.[5]


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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Harmon collected $564,423 in donations.[6]

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

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."[7][8]

2012

Harmon 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 37th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[8]

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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[9].

Personal

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

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