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  name                = John Sullivan |
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|Project = SLP
  profile image      = John M. Sullivan.jpg |
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  |Name =John Sullivan
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 47 |
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  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 47
  assumed office     = 2003 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure =2003 - Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office =2003
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1480 Official website] |
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|Political party =Democratic |Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{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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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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|Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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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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{{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 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 = Vice-Chairperson
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|Chair2 =
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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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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
Bivins serves on these committees:
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Sullivan served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2011
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations II
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Chair2 =
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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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}}
  
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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===2009-2010===
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois Senate|Appropriations II]]  '''Chairman'''
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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>
* [[Deficit Reduction Committee, Illinois Senate|Deficit Reduction]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois Senate|Financial Institutions]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Higher Education Committee, Illinois Senate|Higher Education]] 
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|year = 2009
* [[Pensions and Investments Committee, Illinois Senate|Pensions and Investments]] 
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* [[Transportation Committee, Illinois 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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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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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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|Committee7 = Transportation
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}}
  
==District 47==
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Bivins represents Illinois Senate District 47. District 47 includes Northwest Illinois including the cities of Dixon and Freeport<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
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Sullivan won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|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.<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><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>
  
==Personal==
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 47, General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = John Sullivan
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Randy Frese
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|votes1 = 51298
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|votes2 = 39719
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}}
  
Tim is married to Terri Bivins. They have two children and reside in Dixon, Illinois.
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===2008===
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On November 4, 2008, Democrat John Sullivan won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate]] District 47 receiving 77,597 votes.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_election_results.phtml?s=IL&y=2008 ''Illinois Senate election results for 2008'']</ref>
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 47 (2008)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | '''{{won}} [[John Sullivan (Illinois)|John Sullivan]] (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''77,597'''
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2008===
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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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Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
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|-
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| Illinois Laborers
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| align="right" | $13,000
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| Illinois Education Association
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| align="right" | $11,000
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| Associated General Contractors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $7,500
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| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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| align="right" | $5,000
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| Altria
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $3,000
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| Archer Daniels Midland
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| align="right" | $2,500
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| Walgreens
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| align="right" | $2,200
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| Chicago Teachers Union
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| align="right" | $2,000
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|-
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| Illinois Harness Horsemens Association
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| align="right" | $2,000
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|-
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| Illinois Health Care Association
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Operating Engineers Local 649
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Cass County Democratic CMTE
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| align="right" | $2,000
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| Illinois Merchants Association
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Community Bankers Association of Illinois
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Norfolk Southern Corp
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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| align="right" | $1,500
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| Illinois Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $1,450
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|Bruce Simon Consulting
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| align="right" | $1,450
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| Association of Illinois Electrical Cooperatives
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| align="right" | $1,300
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|}
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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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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''John + Sullivan + 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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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=John+Sullivan+Illinois+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=John Sullivan News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1480 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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{{submit a leg link}}
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33589 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1687 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
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* [http://johnsullivanforsenate.com/ Campaign website]
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* [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Friends-of-John-Sullivan/307886885924944?sk=wall Campaign Facebook page]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98828 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=81801 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63303 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13032 2002]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98828 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=81801 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63303 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=13032 2002]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/180462-john-m-sullivan-illinois Sen. Sullivan on State Surge]
 
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/180462-john-m-sullivan-illinois Sen. Sullivan on State Surge]
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Revision as of 12:48, 2 July 2013

John Sullivan
JohnSullivan.jpg
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

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

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

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