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|Name                 = Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
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|Name = Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
|Profile picture     = Jennifer BertinoTarrant.jpg
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|Profile picture = Jennifer BertinoTarrant.jpg
|Position             = Illinois State Senate District 49
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|Position = Illinois State Senate District 49
|Status               = Candidate
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|Status = Incumbent
|Political party     = Democratic |Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
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|Tenure = 2013 - Present
|Profession          = Educator and Education Administrator
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|Political party = Democratic
|High school         =Joliet Catholic Academy, 1987
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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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|Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012#District 49|District 49]] of the [[Illinois State Senate]].
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|First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 8, 2016
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|Prior office = Will County Regional School Superintendent
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|Prior office years = 2006 - Present
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|High school = Joliet Catholic Academy, 1987
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|Office website = http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=2022
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|Campaign website = http://www.bertinotarrant.com/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 49. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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Bertino-Tarrant's professional experience includes working as a teacher at Providence Catholic High School, assistant principal at Nelson Prairie and Nelson Ridge Schools, and principal at Channahon Junior High School.<ref>[http://bertinotarrantforsenate.com/about-jennifer/ ''Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant'', "About," accessed October 21, 2012]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bertino-Tarrant served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Labor and Commerce
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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|Committee5 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
====2012====
Bertino-Tarrant's campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://bertinotarrantforsenate.com/issues/ ''Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant'', "Issues," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
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Bertino-Tarrant's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://bertinotarrantforsenate.com/issues/ ''Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant'', "Issues," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
 
*'''Job Creation
 
*'''Job Creation
 
:Excerpt: "Jennifer will work with local employers to keep jobs and investment tied to the local communities, and will work through her constituent office to make sure that local businesses have a clear line of communication to every agency in the state."
 
:Excerpt: "Jennifer will work with local employers to keep jobs and investment tied to the local communities, and will work through her constituent office to make sure that local businesses have a clear line of communication to every agency in the state."
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Bertino-Tarrant is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 49. Bertino-Tarrant was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[William "Sam" McCann]] is not running for re-election in District 49, instead he is running in District 50. Bertino-Tarrant will face Republican [[Garrett Peck]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<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>
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Bertino-Tarrant won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 49. Bertino-Tarrant was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated [[Garrett Peck]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<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><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>
  
==Personal==
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|party1= Democratic
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|winner1 = Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
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|candidate2 = Garrett Peck
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|votes1 = 45491
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|votes2 = 39951
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Bertino-Tarrant has a husband, Mike, and two children, Elise and Zackry.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135016/jennifer-bertino-tarrant#.UIOhiYZmOyI ''Project Vote Smart'', "Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Bertino-Tarrant  
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|Full name = Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=413282 ''followthemoney.org'', "Bertino-Tarant, Jennifer," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 842033
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 49]]
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===2012===
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 842,033
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Illinois Democratic Party
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|org3 = Illinois Education Association
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|org4 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org5 = American Federation of Teachers Local Ii
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|orgamount1 = 394750
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==Personal==
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Bertino-Tarrant and her husband, Mike, have two children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135016/jennifer-bertino-tarrant#.UIOhiYZmOyI ''Project Vote Smart'', "Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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*[http://www.bertinotarrant.com/ Official campaign website]
 
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135016/jennifer-bertino-tarrant Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135016/jennifer-bertino-tarrant Project Vote Smart biography]
*[http://www.facebook.com/bertinotarrant Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant on Facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=144059 2012]
  
 
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Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
Jennifer BertinoTarrant.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 49
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Will County Regional School Superintendent
2006 - Present
Education
High schoolJoliet Catholic Academy, 1987
Bachelor'sIllinois State University
Master'sUniversity of St. Francis
Ph.D.EdD, Leadership and Finance, Loyola Chicago, 2006
Personal
ProfessionEducator and Education Administrator
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 49. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Bertino-Tarrant's professional experience includes working as a teacher at Providence Catholic High School, assistant principal at Nelson Prairie and Nelson Ridge Schools, and principal at Channahon Junior High School.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bertino-Tarrant served on the following committees:

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Education
Labor and Commerce
Local Government
State Government & Veterans Affairs
Transportation

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Bertino-Tarrant's campaign website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Job Creation
Excerpt: "Jennifer will work with local employers to keep jobs and investment tied to the local communities, and will work through her constituent office to make sure that local businesses have a clear line of communication to every agency in the state."
  • Education
Excerpt: "In Springfield, Jennifer will fight to preserve early childhood learning programs that give local students a head start on academic success. She will also ensure that schools are equipped to prepare students for college and to give workers the skills they need to find careers in the modern workplace."
  • Ethics
Excerpt: "Missteps like the controversial legislative scholarship program have eroded public confidence in the General Assembly. Jennifer believes that the best way to hold elected officials accountable is to ensure that state institutions maintain the highest level of transparency. As a state senator, Jennifer will study the budget to oppose the sort of favor-trading and waste which voters have grown tired of in Springfield."
  • The Budget
Excerpt: "During her five years as Regional Superintendent, Jennifer reduced the budget every year while maintaining services. She’ll bring that same sound fiscal policy to Springfield, where for too long legislators have failed to fulfill their financial obligations and passed budgets that came more from politics than good sense."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Bertino-Tarrant won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 49. Bertino-Tarrant was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Garrett Peck (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois State Senate, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJennifer Bertino-Tarrant 53.2% 45,491
     Republican Garrett Peck 46.8% 39,951
Total Votes 85,442

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bertino-Tarrant is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bertino-Tarrant raised a total of $842,033 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[6]

Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 49 Won $842,033
Grand Total Raised $842,033

2012

Bertino-Tarrant won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Bertino-Tarrant raised a total of $842,033.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant's campaign in 2012
Illinois Senate Democratic Fund$394,750
Illinois Democratic Party$197,686
Illinois Education Association$40,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers$22,093
American Federation of Teachers Local Ii$21,285
Total Raised in 2012$842,033
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Bertino-Tarrant and her husband, Mike, have two children.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 49
2013–present
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