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  |Name =Don Harmon
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 39 |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 39
  assumed office     = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure =2003 - Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
  profession          = Attorney |
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|Assumed office =2003
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1479 Official website] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Don Harmon''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Harmon has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003.  Harmon was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.  Harmon currently serves as the Assistant Majority Leader.
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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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|Last election =[[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Don Harmon''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 39 and serving as President Pro Tempore. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
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.
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Harmon earned his Bachelor's from Knox College with his Bachelor's degree and his M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Chicago. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Harmon served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Chair2 = Chairperson
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|Committee2 = Executive
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|Committee3 = Judiciary
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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Harmon serves on these committees:
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:
* [[Assignments Committee, Illinois Senate|Assignments]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Environment Committee, Illinois Senate|Environment]]   
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|State = Illinois
* [[Executive Committee, Illinois Senate|Executive]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois Senate|Executive Appointments]] 
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Judiciary Committee, Illinois Senate|Judiciary]]  '''Vice-Chairman'''
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Redistricting Committee, Illinois Senate|Redistricting]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Committee1 = Assignments
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|Chair1 = Vice Chair
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Executive
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Redistricting
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|Committee6 = Administrative Rules
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|Joint6 = Yes
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
==District 39==
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Harmon served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2009
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Assignments
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair5 = Vice-Chairman
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|Committee2 = Environment
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|Committee3 = Executive
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|Committee4 = Executive Appointments
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|Committee5 = Judiciary
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|Committee6 = Redistricting
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|Committee7 =
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Harmon represents Illinois Senate District 39.  District 39 includes the South Central Chicago suburbs of Oak Park and Cicero<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.   
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
==Personal==
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Harmon won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 39 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Harmon was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
  
Don is married to Teresa Harmon. They have three children and reside in Oak Park, Illinois.
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 39, General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|winner1 = Don Harmon
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 58381
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}}
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===2006===
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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.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Illinois Senate election results for 2006'']</ref>
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{{Votebox |
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 39 (2006)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''{{won}} [[Don Harmon]] (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''57,487'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Jim Rowe (R)
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| align="right" | 11,159
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Harmon
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|Full name = Don Harmon
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|year = 2002
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=4960 ''followthemoney.org'', "Harmon, Don," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 706605
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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|totalraised2010 = 413085
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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|totalraised2008 = 564423
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2008|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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|totalraised2006 = 622866
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2006|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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|totalraised2004 = 204180
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|result2004 = N/A
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|office2004 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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|totalraised2002 = 241647
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2002|Illinois State Senate, District 39]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142842
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 706,605
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Illinois Venture Capital Association
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|org3 = Cottonwood Financial Ltd
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|org4 = Ameren Cilco
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|org5 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|orgamount1 = 40000
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|orgamount2 = 20000
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|orgamount3 = 20000
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|orgamount4 = 16000
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|orgamount5 = 13500
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116916
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 413,085
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|org1 = Illinois Venture Capital Association
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|org2 = Chicago Auto Trade Association
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|org3 = Cottonwood Financial Ltd
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|org4 = Service Employees Local 73
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|org5 = Harmon, Donald F
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|orgamount1 = 10805
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 8496
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|}}
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98698
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 564,423
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Harmon, Donald F
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|org3 = Chicago Automobile Trade Association
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|org4 = Us Smokeless Tobacco
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|org5 = Illinois Venture Capital Association
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|orgamount1 = 25000
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|orgamount2 = 15503
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|orgamount3 = 12500
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 10000
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|}}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79754
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 622,866
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Harmon, Donald F
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|org3 = Cook County College Teachers Union
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|org4 = Illinois Venture Capital Association
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|org5 = Illinois Pro-Choice
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|orgamount1 = 39026
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|orgamount2 = 20604
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|orgamount3 = 14500
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|orgamount4 = 11676
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|orgamount5 = 10663
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|}}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71053
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 204,180
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|org1 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org2 = Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw
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|org3 = Illinois Venture Capital Association
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|org4 = Racing Association of Illinois
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|org5 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 6000
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|orgamount2 = 5500
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|orgamount3 = 5306
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 4000
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|}}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Harmon
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|full Name = Don Harmon
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7378
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 241,647
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Harmon, Don
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|org3 = Cook County College Teachers Union
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|org4 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org5 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|orgamount1 = 22114
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|orgamount2 = 16541
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|orgamount3 = 10400
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|orgamount4 = 8000
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|orgamount5 = 5465
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|}}
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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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.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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Don and his wife, Teresa, have three children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Don + Harmon + Illinois + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Don+Harmon+Illinois+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Don Harmon News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1479 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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{{submit a leg link}}
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* [http://www.donharmon.org/ Don Harmon's personal website]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1686 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33608 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33608 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33608 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98698 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79754 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71053 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7378 2002]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142842 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116916 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98698 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79754 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71053 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7378 2002]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Don-Harmon/50858240689 Don Harmon on Facebook]
  
 
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Revision as of 14:12, 17 July 2013

Don Harmon
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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$111/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, representing District 39 and serving as President Pro Tempore. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Harmon earned his Bachelor's from Knox College with his Bachelor's degree and his M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Chicago. His professional experience includes working as an attorney.

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
Executive, Chairperson
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

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

Comprehensive donor information for Harmon is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Harmon raised a total of $2,752,806 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[6]

Don Harmon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Won $706,605
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Not up for election $413,085
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Won $564,423
2006 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Won $622,866
2004 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Not up for election $204,180
2002 Illinois State Senate, District 39 Won $241,647
Grand Total Raised $2,752,806

2012

Harmon won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $706,605.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don Harmon's campaign in 2012
Illinois Education Association$40,000
Illinois Venture Capital Association$20,000
Cottonwood Financial Ltd$20,000
Ameren Cilco$16,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois$13,500
Total Raised in 2012$706,605
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Harmon was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $413,085.

2008

Harmon won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $564,423.

2006

Harmon won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $622,866.

2004

Harmon was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $204,180.

2002

Harmon won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Harmon raised a total of $241,647.

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]

Personal

Don and his wife, Teresa, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Don + Harmon + Illinois + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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