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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>
 
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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Yarbrough received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card. <ref name="IOP"/>
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Yarbrough received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
 
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==Recent news==

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Karen Yarbrough
Karen Yarbrough.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 7
Former member
In office
2001-2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Assistant Majority Leader, Illinois State House
2011-2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sChicago State University, 1993
Master'sNortheastern Illinois University, 1996
Personal
BirthdayAugust 22, 1950
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionFounder/CEO, Hathaway Insurance Agency Inc.
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Karen Yarbrough (b. August 22, 1950) is a former Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 7 from 2001 to 2013.

Yarbrough is Founder/Chief Executive Officer of Hathaway Insurance Agency Incorporated.

She is President of the Maywood Chamber of Commerce of the Maywood Youth Mentoring Program, Oak Park Young Men's Christian Association Board, Proviso Area United Way Board, United Way of Suburban Chicago Board, and the Way Back Inn Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Yarbrough served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Yarbrough served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yarbrough did not seek re-election in 2012.[2]

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Yarbrough won re-election to the 7th District seat against Independent Princess Cynthia Dempsey. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 7 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Yarbrough (D) 25,260 88.35%
Princess Cynthia Dempsey (I) 3,332 11.65%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Karen Yarbrough won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 7. She ran unopposed receiving 40,054 votes.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 7 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Yarbrough (D) 40,054


2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Karen Yarbrough won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 7. She ran unopposed receiving 24,769 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 7 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Karen Yarbrough (D) 24,769

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Yarbrough collected $120,762 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[6]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Karen Yarbrough's campaign in 2010
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association$5,000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$4,250
Friends Of Michael Madigan$4,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31$3,500
Comcast$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $120,762

2008

In 2008, Yarbrough collected $191,274 in donations.[7]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Standard Parking $6,500
Friends of Michael J. Madigan $5,750
Ark Insurance Agency $5,500
Richard Hanson $5,000
Davis for Congress $5,000
Klein Thorpe & Jenkins $4,500
Professional Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois $4,300
West Suburban Teachers Local 571 $4,100
Cottonwood Financial LTD $4,000
Health Care Service Corp $4,000
PCI $3,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $3,500
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $3,500
Albany Care $3,000
Illinois State Medical Society $3,000
Speciality Insurors Association $3,000
Illinois Venture Capital Association $3,000
Illinois Insurance Association $2,750
Chicago Teachers Union $2,500
Allstate Insurance $2,500

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."[8][9]

2012

Yarbrough received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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