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Revision as of 19:36, 7 January 2013

Kimberly Lightford
Kimberly Lightford.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 4
Incumbent
In office
1998 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 16
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Trustee, Village of Maywood
1997 - 2003
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Illinois University
Master'sUniversity of Illinois
Personal
BirthdayMay 10, 1968
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Kimberly Lightford is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. She has represented District 4 since 1998 and currently serves as an Assistant Majority Leader. Lightford was re-elected in November of 2010 with her term expiring in 2015.

Lightford is a full time State Senator. Lightford graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Western Illinois and her Master's in Public Administration from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lightford has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lightford served on these committees:


Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Lightford won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 4. She was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20[2][3] and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

Illinois State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKimberly Lightford Incumbent 100% 78,011
Total Votes 78,011

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Lightford won for re-election to the 4th District Seat in the Illinois State Senate with no opposition. The election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kimberly Lightford (D) 48,129 100.0%

Lightford ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.[6]

2006

On November 4, 2006, Democrat Kimberly Lightford won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 4 receiving 45,857 votes, ahead of Republican Antoinette Ruback (5,969 votes).[7]


Illinois State Senate, District 4 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kimberly Lightford (D) 45,857
Antoinette Ruback (R) 5,969

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Lightford received $124,281 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kimberly Lightford's campaign in 2010
Comed$11,000
Renaissance Hospital Management$7,500
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association$4,000
Construction & General Laborers District Council Of Chicago & Vicinity$3,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $124,281

2006

In 2006, Lightford collected $130,789 in donations.[9]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Education Association $16,000
Renaissance Hospital Management $9,600
Comed $7,500
Humana $5,550
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $4,500
Midway Airport Concessionaires $3,000
Paul Hellerman $2,500
Chicago Teachers Union $2,500
Enadayal Gaddam $2,500
Best Efforts $2,000
Ameren $2,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers $2,000
Scheck Mechanical $2,000
Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity $2,000
Illinois Bankers Association $2,000
Food & Commercial Workers Local 881 $1,540
Illinois Credit Union League $1,500
AT&T $1,500
Community Bankers Association of Illinois $1,500
Nicor Gas $1,250

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District 4

Lightford represents Illinois Senate District 4. District 4 includes in the Northwest and Near West sides of Chicago[10].

Personal

Lightford is single and resides in Maywood, Illinois.

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Political offices
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Illinois Senate District 4
1998–present
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