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==Committee assignments==
==Committee assignments==
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Chair
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Chair
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]

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John Sullivan
Illinois State Senate District 47
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 12
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2008
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sQuincy College
Date of birthJanuary 9, 1959
Place of birthMacomb, Illinois
Office website
Campaign website
John Sullivan is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Sullivan has served in the Illinois Senate since 2003. Sullivan was re-elected in November of 2006 with his term expiring in 2010.

Sullivan graduated from Qunicy College. Before becoming a Senator, Sullivan was a real estate agent.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Sullivan won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 47. Sullivan was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Randy Frese (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Sullivan Incumbent 56.4% 51,298
     Republican Randy Frese 43.6% 39,719
Total Votes 91,017


On November 4, 2008, Democrat John Sullivan won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 47 receiving 77,597 votes.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 47 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Sullivan (D) 77,597

Campaign donors


In 2008, Sullivan collected $163,535 in donations.[6]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Laborers $13,000
Illinois Education Association $11,000
Associated General Contractors of Illinois $7,500
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $5,000
Altria $3,000
Illinois State Medical Society $3,000
Archer Daniels Midland $2,500
Walgreens $2,200
Chicago Teachers Union $2,000
Illinois Harness Horsemens Association $2,000
Illinois Health Care Association $2,000
Operating Engineers Local 649 $2,000
Cass County Democratic CMTE $2,000
Illinois Merchants Association $1,500
Community Bankers Association of Illinois $1,500
Norfolk Southern Corp $1,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $1,500
Illinois Realtors Association $1,450
Bruce Simon Consulting $1,450
Association of Illinois Electrical Cooperatives $1,300

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Sullivan has a wife, Joan, and four children, Matthew, Emily, Luke, and Mark.[7]

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Illinois Senate District 47
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