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  |Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = 2002
 
  |First elected = 2002
 
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  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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{{tnr}}'''John Sullivan''' is a [[Democratic Party|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.
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{{tnr}}'''John Sullivan''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.
  
Sullivan graduated from Qunicy College. Before becoming a Senator, Sullivan was a real estate agent.
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Sullivan earned his Bachelor's from Qunicy College. His professional experience includes working as a real estate agent.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sullivan served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Revenue
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Energy Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* Subcommittee on Special Issues (Revenue), Vice Chair
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|Committee1 = Appropriations II
* [[Transportation Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Energy
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Revenue
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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|Committee7 =
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate|Appropriations II]]  '''Chairman'''
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|State = Illinois
* [[Deficit Reduction Committee, Illinois State Senate|Deficit Reduction]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate|Financial Institutions]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate|Higher Education]] 
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Pensions and Investments Committee, Illinois State Senate|Pensions and Investments]] 
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
* [[Transportation Committee, Illinois State Senate|Transportation]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Chair2 = Chairman
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|Committee2 = Appropriations II
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|Committee3 = Deficit Reduction
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Higher Education
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|Committee6 = Pensions and Investments
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
In 2008, Sullivan collected $163,535 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98828|2008 Sullivan Campaign Donors]</ref>
 
In 2008, Sullivan collected $163,535 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98828|2008 Sullivan Campaign Donors]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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====
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Sullivan received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 24th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
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==Personal==
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Sullivan and his wife, Joan, have four children.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/33589/john-sullivan#.UIOcdoZmOyI ''Project Vote Smart'', "John Sullivan," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Sullivan has a wife, Joan, and four children, Matthew, Emily, Luke, and Mark.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/33589/john-sullivan#.UIOcdoZmOyI ''Project Vote Smart'', "John Sullivan," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
 
 
 
==External links==
 
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Revision as of 12:48, 2 July 2013

John Sullivan
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Illinois State Senate District 47
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sQuincy College
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 9, 1959
Place of birthMacomb, Illinois
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
John Sullivan is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Sullivan earned his Bachelor's from Qunicy College. His professional experience includes working as a real estate agent.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Conservation, Vice-Chairperson
Committee of the Whole
Financial Institutions
Higher Education
Revenue
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:[1]

Elections

2012

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

2008

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

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

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

Sullivan received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 24th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[8]

Personal

Sullivan and his wife, Joan, have four children.[9]

Recent news

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