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Dillard was endorsed by Family-Pac.<ref>[http://www.family-pac.com/?page=sc ''Family-Pac,'' "Endorsements," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
 
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! colspan="5" | 2010 Race for Governor - [[Republican]] Primary <ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/VoteTotalsList.aspx?ElectionType=GP&ElectionID=28&SearchType=OfficeSearch&OfficeID=5064&QueryType=Office& ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Vote Totals List: General Primary 2010" accessed July 7, 2010]</ref>
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| align="right" | 14.5%
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Bill Brady (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''20.3%'''
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| colspan="2" | Kirk Dillard (R)
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| align="right" | 20.2%
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| colspan="2" | Andy McKenna (R)
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| align="right" | 19.3%
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| colspan="2" | Dan Proft (R)
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| align="right" | 7.7%
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| colspan="2" | Robert Schillerstorm (R)
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
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Revision as of 16:07, 23 July 2013

Kirk Dillard
Kirk Dillard.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Governor of Illinois
Date of primaryMarch 18, 2014
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Illinois State Senate District 24
In office
1993 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Judge, Illinois Court of Claims
1987 - 1990
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Illinois University (1977)
J.D.DePaul University (1982)
Personal
BirthdayJune 1, 1955
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionPartner, Locke, Lord, Bissell & Liddell
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kirk Dillard is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Dillard is a Republican candidate seeking election to the office of Governor of Illinois in 2014.[1]

Dillard earned his Bachelor's from Western Illinois in 1977 and his J.D. from DePaul Law in 1982. His professional experience includes working as Chief of Staff to Illnois Governor Jim Edgar, Legislative Affairs director to Illinois Governor James "Big Jim" Thompson", and Illinois state chairman for ALEC (American Legislative Exchange Council).[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Executive Appointments
Judiciary
State Government & Veterans Affairs
Transportation
Legislative Ethics Commission

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dillard served on these committees:
Illinois Committee Assignments,
Assignments, Ranking Minority Member
Committee of the Whole
Criminal Law
Energy
Judiciary, Ranking Minority Member
Licensed Activities
Redistricting
Legislative Ethics

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dillard served on these committees:[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois gubernatorial election, 2014

Dillard is running for Governor of Illinois in 2014. He is seeking the Republican Party nomination in the primary election on March 18, 2014.[4] [1] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Polls

Republican gubernatorial primary - hypothetical match-up
Poll Dan Rutherford Bill BradyBruce RaunerKirk DillardMargin of ErrorSample Size
Capitol Fax/We Ask America Poll
(June 20, 2013)
22%18%12%11%38%+/-2.81,310
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in District 24 in the 2012 election. Dillard defeated House incumbent Chris Nybo in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated A. Ghani (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKirk Dillard Incumbent 65.9% 68,220
     Democratic A. Ghani 34.1% 35,366
Total Votes 103,586


Endorsements

Dillard was endorsed by Family-Pac.[8]

2010

2010 Race for Governor - Republican Primary [9]
Candidates Percentage
Adam Andrzekewski (R) 14.5%
Green check mark.jpg Bill Brady (R) 20.3%
Kirk Dillard (R) 20.2%
Andy McKenna (R) 19.3%
Dan Proft (R) 7.7%
Jim Ryan (R) 17.0%
Robert Schillerstorm (R) 1.0%
Total votes 767,485

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Kirk Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 24. He ran unopposed receiving 80,766 votes.[10]


Illinois State Senate, District 24 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kirk Dillard (R) 80,766

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dillard is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Dillard raised a total of $5,938,665 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[11]

Kirk Dillard's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Won $762,369
2010 Illinois Governor / Illinois State Senate, District 24* Defeated $2,799,407
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Won $376,492
2006 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Won $394,354
2004 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $365,876
2002 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Won $411,815
2000 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $379,636
1998 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Won $246,384
1996 Illinois State Senate, District 24 Not up for election $202,332
Grand Total Raised $5,938,665
*In 2010, Dillard raised $2,416,439 for the Gubernatorial election, which he lost, and $382,968 for his Senate seat, which was not up for election.

2012

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $762,369.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kirk Dillard's campaign in 2012
Illinois Realtors Association$25,150
Ameren$23,000
Illinois Manufacturers Association$17,900
Stand for Children$17,500
Stough Group$15,400
Total Raised in 2012$762,369
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Governor

Dillard lost the election for the Illinois Governor in 2010. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $2,416,439.

State Senate

Dillard was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $382,968.

2008

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $376,492.

2006

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $394,354.

2004

Dillard was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $365,876.

2002

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $411,815.

2000

Dillard was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $379,636.

1998

Dillard won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $246,384.

1996

Dillard was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Dillard raised a total of $202.

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."[12][13]

2012

Dillard received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 13th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[13]


Personal

Kirk and his wife, Stephanie, have two children.

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