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Jeanne M. Ives
Jeanne Ives.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 42
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Wheaton City Council
Bachelor'sUnited States Military Academy, 1987
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Place of birthSouth Dakota
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Jeanne M. Ives is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Ives earned her B.S. in Economics from from United States Military Academy in 1987. Her professional experience includes working as ROTC instructor for Wheaton College, tax consultant, and bookkeeper. She served in the United States Army.

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Cities & Villages
International Trade & Commerce
Labor & Commerce
Mass Transit


Campaign themes


Ives's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Term Limits
  • End to Legislator Pensions
Excerpt: "I will not sign on to the pension system if elected and I do not need state health insurance."
  • Repeal 2011 Tax Increase
  • School Choice
  • Audit All State Spending



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ives won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 42. Ives defeated Dave Carlin, Chris Hage and Laura M. Pollastrini in the March 20 Republican primary and defeated William R. Adams (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeanne M. Ives 61.6% 31,299
     Democratic William R. Adams 38.4% 19,481
Total Votes 50,780

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeanne M. Ives 35.8% 5,436
Chris Hage 31.2% 4,738
Dave Carlin 13.2% 2,002
Laura M. Pollastrini 19.8% 3,015
Total Votes 15,191


Ives and her husband, Paul, have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sandra M. Pihos (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 42
Succeeded by