Greg Harris

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Greg Harris
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Illinois House of Representatives District 13
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
BirthdayJune 5, 1955
Place of birthDenver, CO
ProfessionChief of Staff, Alderman Mary Ann Smith
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Gregory S. Harris (b. June 5, 1955) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Harris's professional experience includes working as Chief of Staff to Alderman Mary Ann Smith, President of Open Hand Chicago, Executive Vice President of the National Home Furnishings Association, and Vice President of Industry Affairs for the National Home Furnishings Association.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Human Services, Chair
Environment
Insurance, Vice-chair
Restorative Justice
Tourism & Conventions, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Civil Unions


Greg Harris on Civil Unions

On November 30, 2010, Rep Harris spoke a bit on the civil unions legislation that passed the Illinois House.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Harris won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 13. Harris ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Harris Incumbent 100% 33,488
Total Votes 33,488


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Harris won re-election to the 13th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 13 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Harris (D) 21,617 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Greg Harris won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 13. He ran unopposed receiving 31,013 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 13 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Harris (D) 31,013

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Greg Harris won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 13. He ran unopposed receiving 19,865 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 13 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Greg Harris (D) 19,865

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Harris collected $109,767 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Greg Harris's campaign in 2010
Eychaner, Fred$7,500
Equality Illinois$4,500
Illinois State Medical Society$4,500
Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana$3,000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $109,767

2008

In 2008, Harris collected $119,753 in donations.[9]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $4,000
Illinois Home Builders Association $3,944
Paul Pace $3,000
Market Street Bancshares $2,500
Robert Kohl $2,500
Tim Gill $2,500
Herbert Harris $2,150
Fred Eychaner $2,000
Walgreens $1,700
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund $1,600
Service Employees Local 880 $1,500
Illinois State Medical Society $1,500
DLA Piper $1,500
Illinois Realtors Assocaition $1,300
Roosevelt Group $1,250
Painters District Council 14 $1,250
Bridgeview Bancorp $1,250
Jill Metz $1,150
JP Morgan Chase & Co. $1,050
Holsten Management as Agent for Bryn Mawr-Belle Shore $1,000

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."[10][11]

2012

Harris received a score of 42.86 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 77th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card. [11]

Personal

Harris is a member of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago Service Providers Council, President of AIDS Walk Chicago of the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights Board, and the Non-Profit Financial Assistance Center Board.[12]

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