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Eddie Lee Jackson

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Eddie Lee Jackson
Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr..jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 114
In office
January 9, 2009-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 6
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 9, 2009
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSouthern Illinois University-Edwardsville
OtherMCP, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
Office website
Personal website
Eddie Lee Jackson is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 114 since his appointment on January 9, 2009 to replace Wyvetter H. Younge.

Jackson received his MCP and BS in Education from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Consumer Protection, Vice-chair
Counties & Townships, Chair


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


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



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jackson won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 114. Jackson was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Ryan Stookey (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 114, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Lee Jackson Incumbent 59.9% 27,584
     Republican Ryan Stookey 40.1% 18,474
Total Votes 46,058


See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jackson won re-election to the 114th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He defeated Carl Officer and Will McGaughy in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 114 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Eddie Lee Jackson (D) 23,086 100.0%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Jackson collected $455,432 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[6]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eddie Lee Jackson's campaign in 2010
Friends Of Michael J Madigan$103,121
Illinois Health Care Association$45,848
Illinois Education Association$25,000
Afscme Illinois Council 31$21,500
Keefe Jr, Thomas Q$20,000
Total Raised in 2010 $455,432


In 2008, Jackson collected $247,535 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Democratic Party $109,678
Illinois Laborers $10,500
Southern & Central Illinois Laborers District Council $10,000
Illinois State Medical Society $7,586
Illinois Federation of Teachers $7,500


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."[8][9]


Jackson received a score of 12.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His 12.50 score was tied for the 111th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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Preceded by
Wyvetter H. Younge
Illinois House of Representatives District 114
Succeeded by