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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Sacia''' (b. March 5, 1944) is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 89 since 2003. He also served on the Winnebago School Board from 1990-1997 and 1999-2001.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Sacia''' (b. March 5, 1944) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 89. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Sacia currently serves on the Board of Directors of the German American Bank.  He previously worked as Chief Executive Officer of Nite Equipment Incorporated from 1997-2005, as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1969-1997, and was a Lieutenant in the Wisconsin Army National Guard from 1965-1969.
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Sacia's professional experience includes serving on the Board of Directors of the German American Bank, working as Chief Executive Officer of Nite Equipment Incorporated, and Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He served as a Lieutenant in the Wisconsin Army National Guard from 1965 to 1969.
 
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He is a member of Rotary International, American Legion, National Rifle Association, United States Army Ranger Association, National Auctioneer Association, and the Society of Former Agents of Federal Bureau of Investigations.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33804 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sacia]</ref>
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Sacia 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.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Sacia 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.<ref name="IOP"/>
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Sacia is a member of Rotary International, American Legion, National Rifle Association, United States Army Ranger Association, National Auctioneer Association, and the Society of Former Agents of Federal Bureau of Investigations.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33804 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sacia]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==

Revision as of 07:51, 2 July 2013

Jim Sacia
Jim Sacia.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 89
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-River Falls, 1969
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1962-1969
Personal
BirthdayMarch 5, 1944
Place of birthWinona, MN
ProfessionBoard of Directors, German American Bank
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jim Sacia (b. March 5, 1944) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 89. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Sacia's professional experience includes serving on the Board of Directors of the German American Bank, working as Chief Executive Officer of Nite Equipment Incorporated, and Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. He served as a Lieutenant in the Wisconsin Army National Guard from 1965 to 1969.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Conservation
Appropriations-Public Safety
Judiciary
Restorative Justice
Tourism & Conventions

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sacia served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sacia served on the following committees:

Issues

Death penalty

Sacia, who is a former FBI agent, stood firmly in favor of the death penalty when the issue came up for a vote in 2011. Sacia cited a specific case where a man named Brian Dugan confessed to killing the 7-year-old Melissa Ackerman in 1985 in exchange for avoiding the death penalty.

“We wouldn’t have had information on the heinousness of this crime had we not had the tool of the death penalty,” Sacia told the media.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sacia won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 89. Sacia was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 89, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Sacia Incumbent 100% 41,340
Total Votes 41,340


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sacia won re-election to the 89th District seat against Democrat Victoria F. Grizzoffi. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 89 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Sacia (R) 26,114 73.98%
Victoria F. Grizzoffi (D) 9,184 26.02%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Jim Sacia won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 89 receiving 34,119 votes, ahead of Democrat Walter Johnson who received 15,238 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 89 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Sacia (R) 34,119
Walter M. Johnson (D) 15,238

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Jim Sacia won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 89. He ran unopposed receiving 28,067 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 89 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Sacia (R) 28,067

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Sacia collected $115,108 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Sacia's campaign in 2010
Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois$3,750
Powers Auction Service$2,500
Illinois State Medical Society$2,500
Helm Group Inc$2,250
Medina Manor Nursing Center$2,200
Total Raised in 2010 $115,108

2008

In 2008, Sacia collected $160,640 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Morse Electric Inc. $5,045
Roger Stoddard $4,770
Fischer Excavating Inc. $3,900
Midwest Golf Report Publications Inc. $3,575
Illinois Education Association $3,500

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."[10][11]

2012

Sacia 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.[11]

Personal

Sacia is a member of Rotary International, American Legion, National Rifle Association, United States Army Ranger Association, National Auctioneer Association, and the Society of Former Agents of Federal Bureau of Investigations.[12]

Recent news

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