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|Name = Karen McConnaughay
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|Position             = Illinois State Senate District 33
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|Position = Illinois State Senate District 33
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|Tenure = 2013 - Present
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}}{{tnr}}'''Karen McConnaughay'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012#District 33|District 33]] of the [[Illinois State Senate]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Karen McConnaughay'''  is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 33. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
McConnaughay serves as Chairman of the Kane County Board. She was first elected to this position in 2004, with her current term expiring on November 30, 2012.<ref>[http://www.countyofkane.org/pages/countyboard/boardmember.aspx?bmID=1 ''Kane County, Illinois,'' "County Board Chairman," accessed January 10, 2012]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, McConnaughay served on the following committees:  
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations II
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Public Pensions & State Investments
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|Committee6 = Transportation
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
McConnaughay is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 33. McConnaughay defeated [[Cliff Surges]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Dan Kotowski]] is not running for re-election in District 33 but is instead running for election in District 28. McConnaughay is unopposed 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/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois Secretary of State'' - 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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McConnaughay won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 33. McConnaughay defeated [[Cliff Surges]] in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the general election, which took place 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/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois Secretary of State'' - 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>
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 33, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Karen McConnaughay
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|votes1 = 69573
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{{Primary election box 2012
 
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|Chamber=  Illinois State Senate, District 33
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = McConnaughay
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|Full name = Karen McConnaughay
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=413226 ''followthemoney.org'', "McConnaughay, Karen," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 276915
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 33]]
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===2012===
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|name = McConnaughay
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|full Name = Karen McConnaughay
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 276,915
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|org1 = Stand for Children
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|org2 = Fona International Inc
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|org3 = Roeser Properties
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|org4 = Illinois Realtors Association
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|org5 = Illinois Manufacturers Association
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|orgamount1 = 20985
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 8360
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|orgamount4 = 6500
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|orgamount5 = 6400
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
McConnaughay moved to the Fox Valley in 1979. She has three children and currently lives in St. Charles with her husband, John.<ref>[http://mcconnaughayforsenate.org/?page_id=242 ''McConnaughay for Senate,'' "About," accessed January 10, 2012]</ref>
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McConnaughay and her husband, John, have three children.<ref>[http://mcconnaughayforsenate.org/?page_id=242 ''McConnaughay for Senate,'' "About," accessed January 10, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=89&MemberID=2030 Senator Karen McConnaughay] at the 98th Illinois General Assembly
 
*[http://mcconnaughayforsenate.org/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://mcconnaughayforsenate.org/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/84463/karen-mcconnaughay Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/KarenMcConnaughay Karen McConnaughay for State Senate Facebook page]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=144003 2012]
*[http://www.countyofkane.org/pages/countyboard/boardmember.aspx?bmID=1 Biography on Kane County Board website]
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Revision as of 13:24, 10 October 2013

Karen McConnaughay
Karen McConnaughay.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 33
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMarch 1, 1957
ProfessionChairman, Kane County Board
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Karen McConnaughay is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 33. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations II
Committee of the Whole
Education
Financial Institutions
Public Pensions & State Investments
Transportation

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

McConnaughay won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 33. McConnaughay defeated Cliff Surges in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKaren McConnaughay Incumbent 100% 69,573
Total Votes 69,573


Illinois State Senate, District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKaren McConnaughay 61.3% 12,487
Cliff Surges 38.7% 7,889
Total Votes 20,376

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McConnaughay is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, McConnaughay raised a total of $276,915 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[5]

Karen McConnaughay's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 33 Won $276,915
Grand Total Raised $276,915

2012

McConnaughay won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, McConnaughay raised a total of $276,915.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Karen McConnaughay's campaign in 2012
Stand for Children$20,985
Fona International Inc$10,000
Roeser Properties$8,360
Illinois Realtors Association$6,500
Illinois Manufacturers Association$6,400
Total Raised in 2012$276,915
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

McConnaughay and her husband, John, have three children.[6]

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Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 33
2013–present
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