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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2011]] - Present
 
  |Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2011]] - Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
 
  |Assumed office =2011
 
  |Assumed office =2011
  |Political party =Democratic
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  |Base salary = $67,836/year
 
  |Base salary = $67,836/year
  |Per diem = $132/day
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  |Per diem = $111/day
 
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  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 8, 2016
 
  |Prior office =  
 
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  |Campaign website = http://www.mulroeforsenate.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.mulroeforsenate.com/
 
  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/SenatorJohnGMulroe
 
  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/SenatorJohnGMulroe
}}{{tnr}}'''John G. Mulroe''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]].  He has represented District 10 since 2011.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''John G. Mulroe''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Mulroe is an attorney and has run his own small practice on the northwest side of Chicago since 1995. He is also a hearing officer for the Chicago Park District and an arbitrator for the Cook County Mandatory Program. Before starting his own practice, Mulroe was an associate at the firm Worker & Power from 1994 to 1995, and an assistant state's attorney for Cook County from 1988 to 1994. He worked for the accounting firm Arthur Andersen & Co. from 1982 to 1986.
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Mulroe earned his B.S. in Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago in 1982 and his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law in 1988. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and running his own law practice.
 
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He received his bachelor's in accounting from Loyola University of Chicago in 1982 and passed his CPA exam the same year. He received his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law in 1988. Mulroe's wife Margaret is a preschool teacher and administrative assistant. They have four children.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Mulroe served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee2 = Criminal Law
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = Public Health
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|Chair5 = Chair
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|Committee6 = Legislative Audit Commission
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|Joint6 = Yes
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mulroe has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mulroe served on these committees:
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Education Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Judiciary Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Vice Chair
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Vice Chair
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|Committee1 = Committee of the Whole
* [[Legislative Audit Commission, Illinois General Assembly|Legislative Audit Commission]]
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Chair6 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Criminal Law
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Labor
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee7 = Legislative Audit
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Mulroe's campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://www.mulroeforsenate.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=section&layout=blog&id=3&Itemid=62 Campaign website, Issues]</ref>
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*'''The Economy
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:Excerpt: "Unemployment is a serious problem right now and we have to do more to create jobs."
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*'''Education
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:Excerpt: "I will use my background as an accountant to cut waste and inefficiency to ensure that we are protecting education funding.  We have to make sure that our children have the resources they need to reach their full potential. If we rely on temporary fixes and half-measures, we are not going to help everyone."
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*'''Government Reform
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:Excerpt: "Our residents feel we have the most corrupt government in the nation. As a former prosecutor I am committed to seeing corrupt public officials put behind bars, but I am equally committed to making sure that history does not repeat itself."
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*'''Leadership
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:Excerpt: "If we are going to effectively address the problems facing our state, we have to put an end to the culture of corruption in Springfield.  Legislation aimed at job creation, economic development, and education reform has to address the peoples' best interest."
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*'''State Budget
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:Excerpt: "We have to balance the budget and stabilize our state's finances by cutting waste and streamlining our limited resources. We need to have a system in place that determines the value of every dollar that is spent."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Mulroe  won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 10. He was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20<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> and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<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>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 10, General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|winner1 = John G. Mulroe
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 53859
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Mulroe
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|Full name = John G. Mulroe
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = July 12, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=139525 ''followthemoney.org'', "Mulroe, John G," accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 268452
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 10]]
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|totalraised2010 = 913703
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|Illinois State Senate, District 10]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Mulroe raised $913,703 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&f=S&so=s#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Mulroe  
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|full Name = John G. Mulroe
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142862
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 268,452
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = At&T
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|org3 = Comcast
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|org4 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org5 = Agae Contracting Inc
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|orgamount1 = 17000
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|orgamount2 = 11500
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 7000
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|orgamount5 = 6000
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|}}
  
His four largest contributors were:
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Mulroe
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|full Name = John G. Mulroe
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116892
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 913,703
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Illinois Democratic Party
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|org3 = Illinois Pro-Choice
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|org4 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org5 = Illinois Health Care Association
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|orgamount1 = 315328
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|orgamount2 = 238615
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|orgamount3 = 30521
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|orgamount4 = 17500
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|orgamount5 = 13215
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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==Scorecards==
|-
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
| Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
| Align="Right" | $315,328
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
| Illinois Democratic Party
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Mulroe received a score of 57.14 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of D according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 30th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
| Align="Right" | $238,615
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| Illinois Pro-Choice
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| Align="Right" | $30,521
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|-
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| Illinois Federation Of Teachers
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| align="right" | $17,500
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|}
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Mulroe and his wife Margaret have four children.
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Mulroe and his wife, Margaret, have four children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''John + Mulroe + Illinois + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.mulroeforsenate.com/ Mulroe's campaign website]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=1970 Biography, bills and committees] at the 98th Illinois General Assembly
*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1762 Illinois Senate - John Mulroe]
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**Previous sessions: [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1762 97th], [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1573 96th]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116581 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.mulroeforsenate.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=116581 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.senatedem.ilga.gov/index.php/sen-mulroe-home Profile] at Illinois Senate Democrats
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116892 2010]
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 116581 | followthemoney = | fb = pages/John-G-Mulroe/159165101081 | twitter = johngmulroe | wikipedia = John_G._Mulroe }}
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/John-G-Mulroe/159165101081 Mulroe's facebook]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142862 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116892 2010]
*[http://twitter.com/johngmulroe Mulroe's twitter]
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Revision as of 21:45, 12 July 2013

John G. Mulroe
John Mulroe.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLoyola University (1982)
J.D.Loyola University (1988)
Personal
Birthday1959
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John G. Mulroe is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 10. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Mulroe earned his B.S. in Accounting from Loyola University of Chicago in 1982 and his J.D. from the Loyola University School of Law in 1988. His professional experience includes working as an attorney and running his own law practice.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Criminal Law
Insurance
Judiciary, Vice-chair
Public Health, Chair
Legislative Audit Commission

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mulroe served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Mulroe's campaign website lists the following issues:[1]

  • The Economy
Excerpt: "Unemployment is a serious problem right now and we have to do more to create jobs."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I will use my background as an accountant to cut waste and inefficiency to ensure that we are protecting education funding. We have to make sure that our children have the resources they need to reach their full potential. If we rely on temporary fixes and half-measures, we are not going to help everyone."
  • Government Reform
Excerpt: "Our residents feel we have the most corrupt government in the nation. As a former prosecutor I am committed to seeing corrupt public officials put behind bars, but I am equally committed to making sure that history does not repeat itself."
  • Leadership
Excerpt: "If we are going to effectively address the problems facing our state, we have to put an end to the culture of corruption in Springfield. Legislation aimed at job creation, economic development, and education reform has to address the peoples' best interest."
  • State Budget
Excerpt: "We have to balance the budget and stabilize our state's finances by cutting waste and streamlining our limited resources. We need to have a system in place that determines the value of every dollar that is spent."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Mulroe won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 10. He was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20[2][3] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Illinois State Senate, District 10, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn G. Mulroe Incumbent 100% 53,859
Total Votes 53,859

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Mulroe defeated Brian G. Doherty November 2 general election.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 10 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John G. Mulroe (D) 30,087 55.42%
Brian G. Doherty (R) 24,203 44.58%

The primary election was on February 2, 2010 and the general election was on November 2.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mulroe is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Mulroe raised a total of $1,182,155 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.[6]

John G. Mulroe's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 10 Won $268,452
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 10 Won $913,703
Grand Total Raised $1,182,155

2012

Mulroe won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Mulroe raised a total of $268,452.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John G. Mulroe's campaign in 2012
Illinois Education Association$17,000
At&T$11,500
Comcast$10,000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$7,000
Agae Contracting Inc$6,000
Total Raised in 2012$268,452
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Mulroe won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Mulroe raised a total of $913,703.

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."[7][8]

2012

Mulroe received a score of 57.14 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of D according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 30th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[8]

Personal

Mulroe and his wife, Margaret, have four children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term John + Mulroe + Illinois + Senate

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Preceded by
James DeLeo
Illinois Senate District 10
2011–present
Succeeded by
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