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'''Elizabeth Coulson''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the 17th district where she has served since 1997.
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{{Retired office holder |
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name                = Elizabeth Coulson |
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profile image      = Elizabeth Coulson.jpg |
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political position  = Illinois House of Representatives District 17 |
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retired          = Former member |
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term in office began      = 1997 |
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term in office ended          = 2010 |
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political party    = [[Republican]] |
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profession          = Physical Therapist |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Elizabeth Coulson''' (b. September 8, 1954) was a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the 17th District from 1997-2010. She was a Northfield Township Trustee from 1993-1997.
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Coulson is a physical therapist.  She served as Chair/Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Chicago Medical School from 1981-2002.
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She is a member of many organizations, including the American Physical Therapy Association, Glenview Community Church, Glenview Leadership Council, Glenview Values Project, Glenview Women of Today, Hands of Peace Advisory Board,  North Glenview Business and Professional Women's Organization
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Optimist Club, Pharmaceutical Advisory Board, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, Wilmette Hadassah, Wilmette Women's Club, Wilpower-Mental Health Community Group, and The Woman's Network Advisory Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=9573 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Coulson]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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* [[Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Educ Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education]]
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* [[Appropriations-Human Services Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Appropriations-Human Services]]
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* [[Business Occupational Licenses Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Business Occupational Licenses]] (Ranking Minority Member)
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* [[Disability Services Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Disability Services]]
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* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Financial Institutions]]
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*[[Joint Comm. on Government Reform Committee, Illinois Legislature]]
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* [[Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Health & Healthcare Disparities]] (Ranking Minority Member)
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* [[Health Care Licenses Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Health Care Licenses]]
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==Elections==
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===2010===
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::''See also:[[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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Coulson did not seek re-election in 2010.
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Republican Elizabeth Coulson won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 17 receiving 27,540 votes, ahead of Democrat Daniel Biss who received 25,959 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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{{Votebox |
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  office = Indiana House of Representatives, District 17 (2008)
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Elizabeth Coulson (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''27,540'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Ante Marijan (D)
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| align="right" | 25,959
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|}
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===2006===
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On November 7, 2006, Republican Elizabeth Coulson won re-election to the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] District 17 receiving 22,747 votes ahead of Democrat Judith-Rae Ross who received 15,646 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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{{Votebox |
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  office = Indiana House of Representatives, District 17 (2006)
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}}
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Elizabeth Coulson (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''22,747'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Judith-Rae Ross (D)
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| align="right" | 15,646
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2008===
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In 2008, Coulson collected $473,695 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98642|2008 Coulson Campaign Donors]</ref>
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Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
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{{legislative donor box}}
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|-
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| House Republican Organization of Illinois
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| align="right" | $46,721
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|-
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| Illinois Pro-Choice
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| align="right" | $40,505
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|-
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| Illinois Health Care Association
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| align="right" | $32,993
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|-
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| Illinois Education Association
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| align="right" | $27,237
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|-
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| Illinois State Dental Society
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| align="right" | $13,000
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|-
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| AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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| align="right" | $10,700
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|-
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| Illinois Physical Therapy Association
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| align="right" | $10,100
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|-
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| Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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| align="right" | $9,000
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|-
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| Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $8,466
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|-
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| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $7,000
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|-
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| Health Care Service Corp
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| align="right" | $6,000
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|-
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| Cook County College Teachers Union
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| align="right" | $5,500
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|-
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| American Physical Therapy Association
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Humana
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| align="right" | $4,750
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|-
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| Corey Steel Co.
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| align="right" | $4,500
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|-
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| Service Employees Local 880
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| align="right" | $4,500
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|-
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| Illinois Podiatric Medical Association
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Illinois State Bar Association
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Comcast
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=1144 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Elizabeth Coulson (R) 17th District]  
 
*[http://ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=1144 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Elizabeth Coulson (R) 17th District]  
 
**[http://ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1144 Bills] [http://ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1144 Committees]
 
**[http://ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1144 Bills] [http://ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1144 Committees]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=9573 Project Vote Smart - Representative Elizabeth Coulson (IL)] profile
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=9573 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*''Follow the Money'' - Elizabeth Coulson
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=9573 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
**[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98642 2008] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417208 2006] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395839 2004] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18556 2002] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200014&c=355241 2000] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199814&c=354841 1998] [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199614&c=354444 1996] campaign contributions
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98642 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417208 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395839 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18556 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200014&c=355241 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199814&c=354841 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=199614&c=354444 1996]
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==References==
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[[Category:Former member, Illinois House of Representatives]]

Revision as of 16:37, 19 December 2013

Elizabeth Coulson
Elizabeth Coulson.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 17
Former member
Term in office began
1997
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Physical Therapist
Elizabeth Coulson (b. September 8, 1954) was a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 17th District from 1997-2010. She was a Northfield Township Trustee from 1993-1997.

Coulson is a physical therapist. She served as Chair/Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the Chicago Medical School from 1981-2002.

She is a member of many organizations, including the American Physical Therapy Association, Glenview Community Church, Glenview Leadership Council, Glenview Values Project, Glenview Women of Today, Hands of Peace Advisory Board, North Glenview Business and Professional Women's Organization Optimist Club, Pharmaceutical Advisory Board, Glenview Chamber of Commerce, Wilmette Hadassah, Wilmette Women's Club, Wilpower-Mental Health Community Group, and The Woman's Network Advisory Board.[1]

Committee assignments


Elections

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Coulson did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Elizabeth Coulson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 17 receiving 27,540 votes, ahead of Democrat Daniel Biss who received 25,959 votes.[2]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 17 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Elizabeth Coulson (R) 27,540
Ante Marijan (D) 25,959

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Elizabeth Coulson won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 17 receiving 22,747 votes ahead of Democrat Judith-Rae Ross who received 15,646 votes.[3]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 17 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Elizabeth Coulson (R) 22,747
Judith-Rae Ross (D) 15,646


Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Coulson collected $473,695 in donations.[4]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
House Republican Organization of Illinois $46,721
Illinois Pro-Choice $40,505
Illinois Health Care Association $32,993
Illinois Education Association $27,237
Illinois State Dental Society $13,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $10,700
Illinois Physical Therapy Association $10,100
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $9,000
Illinois State Medical Society $8,466
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $7,000
Health Care Service Corp $6,000
Cook County College Teachers Union $5,500
American Physical Therapy Association $5,000
Humana $4,750
Corey Steel Co. $4,500
Service Employees Local 880 $4,500
Illinois Podiatric Medical Association $3,000
Illinois State Bar Association $3,000
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals $3,000
Comcast $3,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 17
1997–2010
Succeeded by
Daniel K. Biss