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Edward Acevedo
Edward Acevedo.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 2
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sCity Wide College, Harold Washington College
OtherAGS, Harold Washington College
Personal
BirthdayJuly 23, 1963
Place of birthChicago, IL
ProfessionPolice Officer, Chicago
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edward "Eddie" Acevedo (b. July 23, 1963) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 2. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996. He currently serves as Assistant Majority Leader.

Biography

Acevedo earned his associate in General Studies from City Wide College and his associate in General Studies Harold Washington College. His professional experience includes working as a Police Officer for the Chicago Police Department.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Bio-Technology, Chair
Energy
Executive
Financial Institutions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

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 Edward Acevedo ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election. Antonio D. Mannings (R) was removed from the ballot on January 7, 2014.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Acevedo won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 2. He defeated Joe Trutin and Temoc Morfin in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the November 6 general election.[5][6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngEdward Acevedo Incumbent 100% 18,559
Total Votes 18,559
Illinois House of Representatives, District 2 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEdward J. Acevedo Incumbent 54.7% 3,458
Joe Trutin 15.7% 989
Temoc Morfin 29.6% 1,872
Total Votes 6,319

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Acevedo won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He defeated Robert Martinez (1,204 votes), Joe Trutin (1,058 votes), and Richard Schultz (850 votes) in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 2 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Acevedo (D) 10,711 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Edward Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 2 receiving 16,327 votes, ahead of Ante Marijan (G) who received 3,372 votes.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 2 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Acevedo (D) 16,327
Ante Marijan (G) 3,372

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Edward Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 2 receiving 12,001 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edward Acevedo (D) 12,001

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Acevedo is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Acevedo raised a total of $1,867,491 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[10]

Edward Acevedo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $351,112
2010 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $324,038
2008 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $312,810
2006 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $338,081
2004 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $154,720
2002 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $167,972
2000 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $97,906
1998 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $120,352
1996 Illinois State House, District 2 Won $500
Grand Total Raised $1,867,491

2012

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $351,112.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edward Acevedo's campaign in 2012
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois$22,500
Democratic Party of Illinois$19,809
Ameren$17,000
Tropical Optical Corp$11,250
Stand for Children$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$351,112
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $324,038.

2008

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $312,810.

2006

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $338,081.

2004

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $154,720.

2002

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $167,972.

2000

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $97,906.

1998

Acevedo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $120,352.

1996

Acevedo won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Acevedo raised a total of $500.

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."[11][12]

2012

Acevedo received a score of 33.33 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was the 92nd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[12]

Personal

Acevedo and his wife, Diana, have five children.[1]

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