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  name                = Jacqueline Collins |
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  |Name =Jacqueline Collins
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 16 |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 16
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|Tenure =2003 - Present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jacqueline Collins''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]].  Collins has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003.  Collins was re-elected in November of 2006 with her term expiring in 2010.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jacqueline Collins''' is a [[Democratic Party (United States)|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]].  Collins has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003.  Collins was re-elected in November of 2010 with her term expiring in 2015.
  
Collins graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern's Medhill School of Journalisim and earned two Masters degrees at Harvard, an Master's in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 2003 and a Master's in Human Services Administration from Spertus College.
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Collins graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and earned two Masters degrees at Harvard, an Master's in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 2003 and a Master's in Human Services Administration from Spertus College.
  
 
Before becoming a Senator, Collins served as a Policy Fellow for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2001 and served as Communications Director for Rainbow PUSH Chairman Rev. Jesse Jackson in 1986.  Collins also worked in TV and Radio for WBBM-AM in Chicago from 1978 to 1986 as an Engineer and worked for WBBM-TV 2 as a TV News Editor from 1986 to 1999.
 
Before becoming a Senator, Collins served as a Policy Fellow for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2001 and served as Communications Director for Rainbow PUSH Chairman Rev. Jesse Jackson in 1986.  Collins also worked in TV and Radio for WBBM-AM in Chicago from 1978 to 1986 as an Engineer and worked for WBBM-TV 2 as a TV News Editor from 1986 to 1999.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Collins served on the following committees:
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|Committee2 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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Collins serves on these committees:
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===2011-2012===
 
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations I Committee, Illinois Senate|Appropriations I]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Environment Committee, Illinois Senate|Environment]]
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* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois Senate|Financial Institutions]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Illinois Senate|Insurance]]
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* [[Pensions and Investments Committee, Illinois Senate|Pensions and Investments]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Pensions and Investments
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|Committee5 = Redistricting
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* Subcommittee on Pension Enhancements
  
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
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|Committee1 = Appropriations I
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==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Collins won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 16. She was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref> and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
::''See Also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
 
Collins won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf 2010 Illinois General Election Results]</ref>
 
Collins won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf 2010 Illinois General Election Results]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2010===
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In 2010, Collins received $54,158 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&#f0 Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Chamber = Illinois State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $54,158
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|org1 = Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana
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|org2 = Humana
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|org3 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org4 = Illinois Bankers Association
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|org5 = AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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|orgdonor1 = $3,500
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|orgdonor2 = $2,100
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|orgdonor3 = $2,000
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|orgdonor4 = $2,000
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|orgdonor5 = $2,000
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==Campaign Donors==
 
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
 
In 2006, Collins collected $59,382 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96945|2006 Collins Campaign Donors]</ref>
 
In 2006, Collins collected $59,382 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96945|2006 Collins Campaign Donors]</ref>
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==District 16==
 
==District 16==
  
Collins represents Illinois Senate District 16.  District 16 includes the Chicago Area near the Dan Ryan Expressway<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_neil.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.     
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Collins represents Illinois Senate District 16.  District 16 includes the Chicago Area near the Dan Ryan Expressway<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_neil.pdf "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.     
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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Collins received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the lowest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
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==External links==
 
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* [http://www.jacquelinecollins.org/meet.htm Sen. Collins's website]
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* [http://www.jacquelinecollins.org/ Campaign website]
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1473 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://senatorjacquelinecollins.com/ Legislative website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33954 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1680 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33954 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.senatedem.ilga.gov/index.php/sen-collins-home Profile] at the Illinois Senate Democrats
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96945 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79691 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=71044 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=7370 2002]
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Revision as of 11:34, 10 April 2013

Jacqueline Collins
Jacqueline Collins.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 16
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern University
Master'sSpertus College, Harvard University (2001), Harvard Divinity School (2003)
Personal
Place of birthMcComb, Mississippi
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jacqueline Collins is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Collins has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003. Collins was re-elected in November of 2010 with her term expiring in 2015.

Collins graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and earned two Masters degrees at Harvard, an Master's in Theological Studies from Harvard Divinity School in 2003 and a Master's in Human Services Administration from Spertus College.

Before becoming a Senator, Collins served as a Policy Fellow for then Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2001 and served as Communications Director for Rainbow PUSH Chairman Rev. Jesse Jackson in 1986. Collins also worked in TV and Radio for WBBM-AM in Chicago from 1978 to 1986 as an Engineer and worked for WBBM-TV 2 as a TV News Editor from 1986 to 1999.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Financial Institutions, Chairperson
Insurance, Vice-Chairperson
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:

  • Subcommittee on Pension Enhancements

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Collins served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Collins won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 16. She was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20[2][3] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Illinois State Senate, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJacqueline Collins Incumbent 100% 69,155
Total Votes 69,155

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Collins won re-election to the 16th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 16 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jacqueline Collins (D) 42,253 100.0%

Collins ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.[6]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Jacqueline Collins won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 16 receiving 43,349 votes, ahead of Republican Matthew Szydagis (3,686 votes).[7]


Illinois State Senate, District 16 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jacqueline Collins (D) 43,349
Matthew Szydagis (R) 3,686

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Collins received $54,158 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jacqueline Collins's campaign in 2010
Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana$3,500
Humana$2,100
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$2,000
Illinois Bankers Association$2,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $54,158

2006

In 2006, Collins collected $59,382 in donations.[9]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Friends of Clayborne $5,000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $2,500
Illinois Federation of Teachers $2,000
Chicago Teachers Union $2,000
AT&T $2,000
Comed $2,000
Illinois Bankers Association $2,000
Illinois State Medical Society $1,500
Kraft Foods $1,500
Infrastructure Engineering $1,500
Illinois Credit Union League $1,300
Community Bankers Association of Illinois $1,000
Comcast $1,000
Crown Food Inc. $1,000
Illinois Education Association $1,000
Mayer Brown Rowe & Maw $1,000
Citizens for John Cullerton $1,000
Shore Bank $1,000
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $1,000
Luking & Associates $1,000

District 16

Collins represents Illinois Senate District 16. District 16 includes the Chicago Area near the Dan Ryan Expressway[10].

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

Collins received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the lowest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[12]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jacqueline + Collins + Illinois + Senate

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Personal

Collins is single and resides in Chicago, Illinois.

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