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Sullivan won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51. Sullivan was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place 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 January 18, 2013]</ref>
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Sullivan won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51. Sullivan was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed May 14, 2014]</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 January 18, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Sullivan won re-election to the 51st District seat against Democrat [[Steve Riess]].  He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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Sullivan won re-election to the 51st District seat against Democrat [[Steve Riess]].  He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois Elections Division'', "Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results," November 2, 2010]</ref>
 
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On November 4, 2008, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51 receiving 31,261 votes, ahead of Democrat Amanda D. Howland who received 21,873 votes.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalSearch.aspx?id=22 ''Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51 receiving 31,261 votes, ahead of Democrat Amanda D. Howland who received 21,873 votes.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalSearch.aspx?id=22 ''Illinois Elections Division'', "Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2008," November 4, 2008]</ref>
  
 
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On November 7, 2006, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51 receiving 20,335 votes ahead of Democrat Amanda Howland who received 14,744 votes.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalSearch.aspx?id=19 ''Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2006'']</ref>
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On November 7, 2006, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 51 receiving 20,335 votes ahead of Democrat Amanda Howland who received 14,744 votes.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalSearch.aspx?id=19 ''Illinois Elections Division'', "Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2006," November 4, 2006]</ref>
  
 
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
 
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
 
::''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."<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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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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Sullivan received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 3rd highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Sullivan received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 3rd highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>

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Ed Sullivan, Jr.
Ed Sullivan, Jr..jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assessor, Fremont Township
1993-2002
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois, 1991
Personal
Place of birthMundelein, IL
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ed Sullivan, Jr. is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Sullivan served as Fremont Township Assessor from 1993 to 2002.

Biography

Sullivan earned his B.A. in History and Political Science from the University of Illinois in 1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-General Service
Consumer Protection
Executive
Mass Transit
Public Utilities
Revenue & Finance

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:

Issues

Campaign issues

2014

Sullivan's campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

Fight Against Overspending and Tax Hikes

  • Excerpt: "There is a better path: we must rein in spending. If we had held the line on spending over the past decade, or at least kept it at the rate of inflation, we would be running a surplus today. Instead, despite our $8 billion backlog of unpaid bills, the Democrats increased spending by $2 billion in last year’s budget alone, a move I vehemently opposed. I am dedicated to fighting against higher taxes and increased spending. We need to cut spending and work to be more efficient in every department of government so that we can let the income tax hike expire. The recent pension reform was a step in the right direction, but we have much more work to do in order to put Illinois back on a path to sustainability."

Finally Get Property Taxes Under Control

  • Excerpt: "I am committed to achieving property tax relief for you. I helped expand the property tax homeowner exemption for homeowners and for seniors. I am fighting against the recent court ruling that allows country clubs to assess their clubhouses at “zero value” which shifts more of the tax burden on surrounding homeowners. I also helped ensure that assessors could use foreclosures and short sales when making assessments, something they have not been able to do in the past, which will ensure that all homeowners enjoy relief on their taxes when neighborhood property values decrease."

Put Illinois Back on the Path to Prosperity

  • Excerpt: "To turn around Illinois’ lagging economy, though, we must do more to address the hard costs that small businesses face so that our current businesses can expand and new businesses will want to locate in our state. This means actually reforming workers compensation, further addressing unemployment insurance, and reducing the burden onerous litigation places on businesses."

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Ed Sullivan, Jr. defeated Bob Bednar in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sullivan won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 51. Sullivan was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 51, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd Sullivan, Jr. Incumbent 100% 43,932
Total Votes 43,932

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sullivan won re-election to the 51st District seat against Democrat Steve Riess. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 51 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ed Sullivan, Jr. (R) 26,777 69.05%
Steve Riess (D) 12,002 30.95%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 51 receiving 31,261 votes, ahead of Democrat Amanda D. Howland who received 21,873 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 51 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ed Sullivan Jr. (R) 31,261
Amanda D. Howland (D) 21,873

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Ed Sullivan Jr. won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 51 receiving 20,335 votes ahead of Democrat Amanda Howland who received 14,744 votes.[10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 51 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ed Sullivan Jr. (R) 20,335
Amanda Howland (D) 14,744

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Sullivan is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Sullivan raised a total of $810,291 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[11]

Ed Sullivan, Jr.'s Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $233,035
2010 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $129,611
2008 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $117,371
2006 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $108,592
2004 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $109,156
2002 Illinois State House, District 51 Won $112,526
Grand Total Raised $810,291

2012

Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $233,035.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed Sullivan, Jr.'s campaign in 2012
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management$20,000
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois$15,000
Altria$11,000
Southern Wine & Spirits of Illinois$10,000
Operating Engineers Local 150$8,500
Total Raised in 2012$233,035
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $129,611.

2008

Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $117,371.

2006

Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $108,592.

2004

Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $109,156.

2002

Sullivan won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Sullivan raised a total of $112,526.

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."[12][13]

2012

Sullivan received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 3rd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[13]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Sullivan's endorsements include the following:[14]

  • The Illinois Observer

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Ed Sullivan, Jr. endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [15]

Personal

Sullivan and his wife, Trish, have two children.

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