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  |Tenure =2007 - Present
 
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
 
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  |Per diem = $111/day
 
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  |Last election = November 4, 2008
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  |Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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{{tnr}}'''Linda Holmes''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Holmes was first elected in November of 2008 with her term expiring in 2013.  Holmes graduated from the National College of Education with her Bachelor's degree in 1984.
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{{tnr}}'''Linda Holmes''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
In addition to being a Senator, Holmes is the owner of her home building business.
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Holmes earned her Bachelor's from the National College of Education in 1984. Her professional experience includes owning a home-building business.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Holmes served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Collapse =
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair3 = Chairperson
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Environment
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|Committee4 = Labor and Commerce
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Holmes has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Gaming Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Vice Chair
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Chair
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
* Subcommittee on Amendments (Local Government)
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|Chair3 = Vice Chair
* Subcommittee on Annexation, Vice Chair
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|Chair5 = Chair
* Subcommittee on Public Safety
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
* Subcommittee on Special Issues (Labor), Vice Chair
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|Committee3 = Gaming
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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|Committee5 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Consumer Protection Committee, Illinois State Senate|Consumer Protection]]  '''Chairwoman'''
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|State = Illinois
* [[Gaming Committee, Illinois State Senate|Gaming]] 
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|year = 2009
* [[Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate|Labor]]  '''Vice-Chairwoman'''
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate|Local Government]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair2 = Chairwoman
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|Chair4 = Vice-Chairwoman
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|Committee2 = Consumer Protection
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|Committee3 = Gaming
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|Committee4 = Labor
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Holmes's campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://lindaholmesforsenate.com/issues.htm ''Linda Holmes'', "Issues," accessed October 23, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Finances and jobs
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:Excerpt: "Linda Holmes knows that we need to get Illinois' finances in order. She passed legislation that would update the state’s outdated financial reporting systems, which currently jeopardize Illinois' ability to receive much-needed federal funds and potentially hurt the state’s bond rating."
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*'''Local Schools
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:Excerpt: "She sponsored a bill that creates a farm-to-school database to facilitate the purchase of fresh produce and food products of schools and encourages school districts to buy locally-grown products. Senator Holmes has worked hard to improve education and supported important legislation, like Senate Bill 7, to become a law. This law reforms teacher hiring and tenure practices in order to ensure that good teachers stay in our classrooms and that they are not unfairly fired."
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*'''Protecting Our Children
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:Excerpt: "As State Senator, Linda sponsored a law to fight underage drinking and driving by taking away the driver's license of underage drinkers and requiring safety education classes to include information on the consequences of drinking and driving."
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*'''Health Care
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:Excerpt: "Linda believes that every person has a right to affordable and accessible health care. In Springfield she has voted to increase funding for prescription drug coverage and to include diseases like Autism and MS."
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*'''Veterans
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:Excerpt: "Linda has worked to ensure our brave service men and women are taken care of when they return from fighting overseas."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Holmes is running for re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 42 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Holmes was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. She will face Republican [[Peter Hurtado]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
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Holmes won re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 42 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Holmes was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Republican [[Peter Hurtado]] in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 42, General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Linda Holmes
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Peter Hurtado
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|votes1 = 36825
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|votes2 = 20177
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}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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|}
 
|}
  
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Holmes
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|Full name = Linda Holmes
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|year = 2006
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7839 ''followthemoney.org'', "Holmes, Linda," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 291966
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 42]]
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|totalraised2010 = 66965
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|result2010 = N/A
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 42]]
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|totalraised2008 = 912481
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2008|Illinois State Senate, District 42]]
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|totalraised2006 = 679709
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2006|Illinois State Senate, District 42]]
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}}
  
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Holmes
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|full Name = Linda Holmes
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142844
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 291,966
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|org1 = Federation of Teachers Local 604
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|org2 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org3 = Illinois Education Association
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|org4 = Penn National Gaming
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|org5 = Illinois Laborers
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|orgamount1 = 24000
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|orgamount2 = 16974
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|orgamount3 = 10750
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 9000
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|}}
  
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Holmes
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|full Name = Linda Holmes
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116918
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 66,965
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|org1 = Penn National Gaming
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|org2 = Raceway Associates Llc
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|org3 = Chicagoland Speedway
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|org4 = Walgreens
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|org5 = Kraft Foods
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|orgamount1 = 10000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 3750
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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|}}
  
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008, Holmes collected $912,481 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98707|2008 Holmes Campaign Donors]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Holmes  
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|full Name = Linda Holmes
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98707
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 912,481
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Friends of Clayborne
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|org3 = Illinois Education Association
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|org4 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org5 = Illinois Laborers
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|orgamount1 = 267171
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|orgamount2 = 75000
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|orgamount3 = 40000
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|orgamount4 = 27290
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|orgamount5 = 27000
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|}}
  
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
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===2006===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2006
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Holmes
|-
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|full Name = Linda Holmes
| Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79760
| align="right" | $267,171
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|office= Illinois State Senate
|-
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|new = yes
| Friends of Clayborne
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $75,000
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|total raised = 679,709
|-
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
| Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Illinois Pro-Choice
| align="right" | $40,000
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|org3 = Eychaner, Fred
|-
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|org4 = Illinois Laborers
| Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org5 = Kane County Democrats Central Cmte
| align="right" | $27,290
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|orgamount1 = 573049
|-
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|orgamount2 = 30218
| Illinois Laborers
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|orgamount3 = 6000
| align="right" | $27,000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
|-
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|orgamount5 = 3217
| Illinois Pro-Choice
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|}}
| align="right" | $21,756
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|-
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| Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
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| align="right" | $21,500
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|-
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| Friends of Don Harmon
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| align="right" | $21,000
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|-
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| Capitol Consulting Group
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| align="right" | $20,000
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|-
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| Deep Blue Illinois
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| align="right" | $20,000
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|-
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| Silverstein for Senator
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| align="right" | $18,000
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|-
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| Friends of A. J. Wilhelmi
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| align="right" | $11,000
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|-
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| Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 501
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| align="right" | $11,000
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|-
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| Service Employees Local 880
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| align="right" | $11,000
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|-
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| Illinois Farm Bureau
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| align="right" | $11,000
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|-
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| Penn National Gaming
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| align="right" | $10,000
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|-
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| John Sullivan
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| align="right" | $10,000
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|-
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| Chicagoland Speedway
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| align="right" | $10,000
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|-
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|Illinois Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $7,160
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|-
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| Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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| align="right" | $6,500
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|}
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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Holmes received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 37th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
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==Personal==
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Linda has a husband, Michael.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==District 41==
 
 
Holmes represents Illinois Senate District 41.  District 41 includes the Southwest Chicago suburbs of Aurora and Naperville<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of * [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
 
 
==Personal==
 
 
Linda is married to Michael Holmes and reside in Aurora, Illinois.
 
 
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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* [http://lindaholmesforsenate.com/ Sen. Holmes's website]
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* [http://lindaholmesforsenate.com/ Campaign website]
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1725 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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* [http://www.lindaholmes42.com/ Constituency website]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56933 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=1936 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56933 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 56933 | c-span = | imdb = | followthemoney = | worldcat = | fb =  | flickr = | twitter =  | youtube = | linked = | nndb = | wikipedia = Linda_Holmes }}
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98707 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79760 2006]
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*[http://elections.chicagotribune.com/editorial/linda-holmes/ 2012 candidate questionnaire] at the ''Chicago Tribune''
* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/179972-linda-holmes-illinois Sen. Holmes on State Surge]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142844 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116918 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98707 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79760 2006]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Revision as of 13:43, 17 July 2013

Linda Holmes
Linda Holmes.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 42
Incumbent
In office
2007 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNational College of Education (1984)
Personal
BirthdayMarch 16, 1959
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionCo-Owner, Creative Carpentry Remodelers, Inc
ReligionUnaffiliated
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Linda Holmes is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 42. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Holmes earned her Bachelor's from the National College of Education in 1984. Her professional experience includes owning a home-building business.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Conservation
Committee of the Whole
Environment, Chairperson
Labor and Commerce, Vice-chair
Local Government

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Holmes served on these committees:[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Holmes's campaign website lists the following issues:[2]

  • Finances and jobs
Excerpt: "Linda Holmes knows that we need to get Illinois' finances in order. She passed legislation that would update the state’s outdated financial reporting systems, which currently jeopardize Illinois' ability to receive much-needed federal funds and potentially hurt the state’s bond rating."
  • Local Schools
Excerpt: "She sponsored a bill that creates a farm-to-school database to facilitate the purchase of fresh produce and food products of schools and encourages school districts to buy locally-grown products. Senator Holmes has worked hard to improve education and supported important legislation, like Senate Bill 7, to become a law. This law reforms teacher hiring and tenure practices in order to ensure that good teachers stay in our classrooms and that they are not unfairly fired."
  • Protecting Our Children
Excerpt: "As State Senator, Linda sponsored a law to fight underage drinking and driving by taking away the driver's license of underage drinkers and requiring safety education classes to include information on the consequences of drinking and driving."
  • Health Care
Excerpt: "Linda believes that every person has a right to affordable and accessible health care. In Springfield she has voted to increase funding for prescription drug coverage and to include diseases like Autism and MS."
  • Veterans
Excerpt: "Linda has worked to ensure our brave service men and women are taken care of when they return from fighting overseas."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Holmes won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in District 42 in the 2012 election. Holmes was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Republican Peter Hurtado in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois State Senate, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLinda Holmes Incumbent 64.6% 36,825
     Republican Peter Hurtado 35.4% 20,177
Total Votes 57,002

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Linda Holmes won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 42 receiving 57,231 votes, ahead of Republican Terri Ann Wintermute who received 47,567 votes.[6]


Illinois State Senate, District 42 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Linda Holmes (D) 57,231
Terri Ann Wintermute (R) 47,567

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Holmes is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Holmes raised a total of $1,951,121 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[7]

Linda Holmes's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 42 Won $291,966
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 42 Not up for election $66,965
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 42 Won $912,481
2006 Illinois State Senate, District 42 Won $679,709
Grand Total Raised $1,951,121

2012

Holmes won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $291,966.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Linda Holmes's campaign in 2012
Federation of Teachers Local 604$24,000
Illinois Senate Democratic Fund$16,974
Illinois Education Association$10,750
Penn National Gaming$10,000
Illinois Laborers$9,000
Total Raised in 2012$291,966
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Holmes was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $66,965.

2008

Holmes won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $912,481.

2006

Holmes won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Holmes raised a total of $679,709.

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

Holmes received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 37th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[9]

Personal

Linda has a husband, Michael.

Recent news

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