John E. Bradley

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John E. Bradley
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Illinois House of Representatives District 117
Incumbent
Assumed office
June 2003
Current term ends
2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Website John E. Bradley
John E. Bradley (b. May 10, 1971) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 117th District since he was appointed in June 2003.

Bradley is an attorney.

He is a member of the Aldersgate United Methodist Church, Ducks Unlimited, Marion Rotary International, National Rifle Association, National Wild Turkey Federation, The Royalton Lion's Club, and President of the Southeastern Illinois College Alumni Association.[1]


Committee assignments

Issues

Workers' compensation

In early 2011, Bradley sponsored a bill that would revamp the workers’ compensation system by reducing benefits for injured workers and beefing up measures to reduce fraudulent claims.

“One of the unique and wonderful opportunities about doing workers’ compensation reform is that you get to make most of the state of Illinois mad at the same time … but to do real reform sometimes you have to do that,” said Rep. Bradley. “What we’ve tried to do is get some sacrifice on a lot of different parties, but not total sacrifice on any one party.”

The initiative is expected to limit the amount those claiming workers’ compensation can receive in wage differentials.

Among those who oppose the bill is Michael Carrigan, AFL-CIO president. Carrigan said that although there had been discussion, many issues were left unresolved.

“[We said] thank you we tried, but no thank you. So there is no agreement,” said Carrigan. “You don't partially sell a car or partially sell a home. You either sell it or you don't.”[2]

Elections

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bradley won re-election to the 117th District seat unopposed. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 117 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John E. Bradley (D) 31,208 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat John Bradley won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 117 receiving 29,793 votes.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 117 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John E. Bradley (D) 29,793
Ron Emery (R) 11,826

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat John Bradley won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 117. He ran unopposed receiving 29,793 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 117 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John E. Bradley (D) 29,793

Campaign Donors

2008

In 2008, Bradley collected $252,234 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $12,500
Illinois Farm Bureau $11,227
Illinois Realtors Association $9,450
Illinois Health Care Association $6,500
Illinois Pipe Trades $6,000

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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 117
2003–present
Succeeded by
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