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Crespo is a member of the Alexican Brothers Mental Health Center Board and Saint Hubert Church, Chair of the Cultural Awareness Commission, Trustee in Hoffman Estates, and Commissioner on the Plan and Utility Commissions.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=MIL32941 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Crespo]</ref>
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Crespo and his wife, Dorothy, have two children.  He is a member of the Alexican Brothers Mental Health Center Board and Saint Hubert Church, Chair of the Cultural Awareness Commission, Trustee in Hoffman Estates, and Commissioner on the Plan and Utility Commissions.<ref name=bio/>
  
 
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Fred Crespo
Fred Crespo.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 44
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionReal Estate Agent
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Fred Crespo is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Crespo's professional experience includes working as a real estate agent.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Appropriations-General Service, Chair
Business Growth & Incentives
Elementary & Secondary Education, Vice-chair
Mass Transit
Public Utilities
State Government Administration
Legislative Audit Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Crespo's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Improving Education
Excerpt: "Crespo knows education is the key to a bright start for our children and he continues to make education funding a top priority."
  • Standing Up for Seniors
Excerpt: "Rising property taxes, license registration fees, and prescription drug costs threaten the independence and security of senior citizens living on a fixed income."
  • Access to Healthcare
Excerpt: "Over 7,000 Illinois women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2007 and approximately 1750 Illinois women will die of the disease this year. Rep. Crespo sponsored House Bill 147 to require insurance companies to cover comprehensive clinical breast exams for all Illinois women."
  • Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "By relying on his background in business, Rep. Crespo worked hard this year to pass a state budget that provides for important services like health care and education, but forces the state to live within its means by restoring fiscal accountability and responsible spending."
  • Public Transportation
Excerpt: "Rep. Crespo knows many people live on fixed budgets and rely heavily on public transportation to get to and from work, the doctor or to go grocery shopping."

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 Fred Crespo ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Ramiro Juarez ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Crespo and Juarez will face off in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Crespo won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 44. Crespo ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Ramiro Juarez (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngFred Crespo Incumbent 63.8% 19,808
     Republican Ramiro Juarez 36.2% 11,217
Total Votes 31,025


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crespo won re-election to the 44th District seat against Republican Billie D. Roth. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 44 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Crespo (D) 11,321 53.38%
Billie D. Roth (R) 9,886 46.62%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Fred Crespo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 44 receiving 22,323 votes, ahead of Republican Margaret Brothman who received 10,344 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 44 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Crespo (D) 22,323
Margaret Brothman (R) 10,344

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Fred Crespo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 44 receiving 10,292 votes ahead of Republican Terry Parke who received 9,377 votes.[10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 44 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Crespo (D) 10,292
Terry Parke (R) 9,377

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Crespo is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Crespo raised a total of $1,489,234 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[11]

Fred Crespo's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 44 Won $270,905
2010 Illinois State House, District 44 Won $575,711
2008 Illinois State House, District 44 Won $472,323
2006 Illinois State House, District 44 Won $170,295
Grand Total Raised $1,489,234

2012

Crespo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Crespo raised a total of $270,905.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Fred Crespo's campaign in 2012
Illinois Democratic Party$32,515
Democratic Party of Illinois$27,619
Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity$15,000
Illinois Education Association$13,000
Stonegate Properties$12,000
Total Raised in 2012$270,905
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Crespo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Crespo raised a total of $575,711.

2008

Crespo won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Crespo raised a total of $472,323.

2006

Crespo won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Crespo raised a total of $170,295.

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

Crespo received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 34th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[13]

Personal

Crespo and his wife, Dorothy, have two children. He is a member of the Alexican Brothers Mental Health Center Board and Saint Hubert Church, Chair of the Cultural Awareness Commission, Trustee in Hoffman Estates, and Commissioner on the Plan and Utility Commissions.[14]

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