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Keith Farnham
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Illinois House of Representatives District 43
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Naval Reserves
Years of service1964-1968
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 22, 1947
Place of birthGreenvile, ME
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Keith Farnham is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 43. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development, Chair
Executive
Public Utilities
State Government Administration
Veterans' Affairs, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Farnham won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 43. Farnham ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 43, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Farnham Incumbent 100% 18,544
Total Votes 18,544


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Farnham won re-election to the 43rd District seat against Republican Ruth Munson. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 43 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Farnham (D) 8,318 52.20%
Ruth Munson (R) 7,618 47.80%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Keith Farnham won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 43 receiving 13,038 votes, ahead of Republican Ruth Munson (12,743 votes), and Dane Willman (Green) who received 814 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 43 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Farnham (D) 13,038
Ruth Munson (R) 12,743
Dane Willman (G) 814

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Farnham collected $669,761 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[6]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Keith Farnham's campaign in 2010
Illinois Democratic Party$294,317
Stand For Children$50,000
Friends Of Michael Madigan$27,754
Painters District Council 14$22,000
Construction & General Laborers District Council Of Chicago & Vicinity$20,500
Total Raised in 2010 $669,761

2008

In 2008, Farnham collected $399,560 in donations.[7]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Democratic Party $259,860
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades $30,000
Painters District Council 14 $30,000
Illinois Pro-Choice $19,361
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $10,000

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

Farnham 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 34th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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