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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," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed May 14, 2014]</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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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," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed May 14, 2014]</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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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, representing District 16. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Collins earned her B.S. from Northwestern and her two M.S. in Theological Studies and Human Services Administration from Harvard. Her professional experience includes working as a Policy Fellow for then-Senator Hillary Clinton, Communications Director for Rainbow PUSH Chairman Rev. Jesse Jackson, Engineer for WBBM-AM and TV News Editor for WBBM-TV 2.

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:

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

Comprehensive donor information for Collins is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Collins raised a total of $402,032 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 16, 2013.[8]

Jacqueline Collins's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Won $43,405
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Won $54,158
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $59,382
2006 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Won $72,005
2004 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Not up for election $13,709
2002 Illinois State Senate, District 16 Won $159,373
Grand Total Raised $402,032

2012

Collins won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $43,405.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jacqueline Collins's campaign in 2012
Seiu Healthcare Illinois Indiana$5,500
Kraft Foods$4,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$3,500
Chicago Teachers Union$3,500
At&T$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$43,405
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Collins won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $54,158.

2008

Collins was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $59,382.

2006

Collins won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $72,005.

2004

Collins was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $13,709.

2002

Collins won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Collins raised a total of $159,373.

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."[9][10]

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.[10]

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