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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Costello Jr.''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 116 since his appointment on July 19, 2011.<ref>[http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_14fb1762-b30e-11e0-93ff-0019bb30f31a.html ''stltoday.com,'' Jerry Costello Jr. tapped to fill state legislative vacancy, July 20, 2011]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jerry Costello Jr.''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 116. He was first appointed to the chamber on July 19, 2011.<ref>[http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/political-fix/article_14fb1762-b30e-11e0-93ff-0019bb30f31a.html ''stltoday.com,'' Jerry Costello Jr. tapped to fill state legislative vacancy, July 20, 2011]</ref>
  
Costello is a former police officer and Army paratrooper. He is currently a senior vice president at Huntleigh Securities Corp. He is the son of U.S. Congressman [[Jerry Costello]]
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Costello's professional experience includes working as a police officer and Senior Vice President of Huntleigh Securities Cop. He served as a paratrooper in the United States Army.
  
 
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Revision as of 09:52, 2 July 2013

Jerry Costello Jr.
Jerry Costello, Jr..jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 116
Incumbent
In office
July 19, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJuly 19, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Illinois University - Carbondale
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 13, 1969
Place of birthBelleville, IL
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jerry Costello Jr. is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 116. He was first appointed to the chamber on July 19, 2011.[1]

Costello's professional experience includes working as a police officer and Senior Vice President of Huntleigh Securities Cop. He served as a paratrooper in the United States Army.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Conservation, Vice-chair
International Trade & Commerce
Tourism & Conventions
Veterans' Affairs

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Costello won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 116. Costello was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Julie Bigham Eggers (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 116, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Costello Jr. Incumbent 62.3% 29,914
     Republican Julie Bigham Eggers 37.7% 18,075
Total Votes 47,989

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

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."[5][6]

2012

Costello received a score of 50.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of D- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 55th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Reitz (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 116
July 19, 2011–present
Succeeded by
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