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}}{{tnr}}'''Keith P. Sommer''' (b.September 6, 1946) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 88 since 2013. Previously, he represented District 106 from 1999 to 2013.  His district number changed because of [[Redistricting in Illinois|redistricting]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Keith P. Sommer''' (b.September 6, 1946) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 88. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.
  
Sommer is a Broker and Owner of Keith Sommer Realty.  He served on the [[sunshinereview:Tazewell County, Illinois|Tazewell County]] from 1994-1998, Recorder of Deeds from 1984-1988, and on the Morton Villiage Board from 1977-1986.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=18205 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sommer]</ref>
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Sommer's professional experience includes working as Broker and Owner of Keith Sommer Realty.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=18205 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Sommer]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:47, 2 July 2013

Keith P. Sommer
Keith Sommer.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 88
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
County Board, Tazewell County
1994-1998
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia, 1969
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 6, 1946
Place of birthPeoria, IL
ProfessionBroker/Owner, Keith Sommer Realty
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Keith P. Sommer (b.September 6, 1946) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 88. He was first elected to the chamber in 1998.

Sommer's professional experience includes working as Broker and Owner of Keith Sommer Realty.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Adoption Reform
Business & Occupational Licenses
Economic Development
Insurance
International Trade & Commerce

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sommer won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 88. Sommer defeated Steve Perry in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 88, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKeith P. Sommer Incumbent 100% 41,457
Total Votes 41,457


Illinois House of Representatives, District 88 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Sommer Incumbent 71.9% 10,371
Steve Perry 28.1% 4,060
Total Votes 14,431

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sommer won re-election to the 106th District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 106 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Keith P. Sommer (R) 36,290 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Keith Sommer won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 106 receiving 37,184 votes, ahead of Democrat Tom Shrier who received 15,339 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 106 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Keith P. Sommer (R) 37,184
Tom Shrier (D) 15,339

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Keith Sommer won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 106 receiving 24,349 votes ahead of Democrat Mike Phillips who received 10,998 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 106 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Keith P. Sommer (R) 24,349
Mike Phillips (D) 10,998

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Sommer collected $52,575 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

2008

In 2008, Sommer collected $73,033 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Kelvin Kelso $4,336
Illinois State Medical Society $3,250
Progressive Peoria Pac $2,500
Foster & Buick Law Group LLC $2,324
Terri Parsons $2,000

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."[10][11]

2012

Sommer 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.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Brady (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 88
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 106
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Josh Harms (R)