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LaVia served in the Illinois National Guard from 1991-1996, and United States Army from 1987-1991.  She has worked as a real estate broker and small business owner.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33672 Project Vote Smart - Rep. LaVia]</ref>
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LaVia's professional experience includes owning a small business and working as a real estate broker. She served in the United States Army from 1987 to 1991 and the Illinois National Guard from 1991 to 1996.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33672 Project Vote Smart - Rep. LaVia]</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 08:36, 2 July 2013

Linda Chapa LaVia
Linda Chapa LaVia.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 83
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois-Chicago, 1991
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1987-1993
Personal
BirthdayAugust 16, 1966
Place of birthAurora, IL
ProfessionReal Estate Broker
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Linda Chapa LaVia (b. August 16, 1966) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 83. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

LaVia's professional experience includes owning a small business and working as a real estate broker. She served in the United States Army from 1987 to 1991 and the Illinois National Guard from 1991 to 1996.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Appropriations-Higher Education
Bio-Technology
Business & Occupational Licenses
Consumer Protection
Elementary & Secondary Education, Chair
Veterans' Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

LaVia won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 83. LaVia was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Chapa LaVia Incumbent 100% 19,624
Total Votes 19,624


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

LaVia won re-election to the 83rd District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 83 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Linda Chapa LaVia (D) 14,830 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Linda Chapa LaVia won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 83 receiving 21,642 votes, ahead of Republican Joan Solms who received 7,025 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 83 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Linda Chapa LaVia (D) 21,642
Joan Solms (R) 7,025

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Linda Chapa LaVia won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 83 receiving 11,870 votes ahead of Republican Robert Mitchell who received 5,067 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 83 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Linda Chapa LaVia (D) 11,870
Robert Mitchell (R) 5,067

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, LaVia collected $134,690 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

2008

In 2008, LaVia collected $148,196 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 501 $11,000
Illinois Pipe Trades $9,500
Illinois Education Association $5,200
Penn National Gaming $5,000
Comcast $3,000

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

LaVia received a score of 28.57 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 93rd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[11]

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