Linda Holmes

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Linda Holmes
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Illinois State Senate District 42
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
January 12, 2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Small business owner
Website Senate website


Linda Holmes is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Holmes was first elected in November of 2006 with her term expiring in 2010. Holmes graduated from the National College of Education with her Bachelor's degree in 1984.

In addition to being a Senator, Holmes is the owner of her home building business.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

[1].


Elections

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.[2]


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

2008

In 2008, Holmes collected $912,481 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Senate Democratic Fund $267,171
Friends of Clayborne $75,000
Illinois Education Association $40,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers $27,290
Illinois Laborers $27,000
Illinois Pro-Choice $21,756
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $21,500
Friends of Don Harmon $21,000
Capitol Consulting Group $20,000
Deep Blue Illinois $20,000
Silverstein for Senator $18,000
Friends of A. J. Wilhelmi $11,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 501 $11,000
Service Employees Local 880 $11,000
Illinois Farm Bureau $11,000
Penn National Gaming $10,000
John Sullivan $10,000
Chicagoland Speedway $10,000
Illinois Realtors Association $7,160
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $6,500


District 41

Holmes represents Illinois Senate District 41. District 41 includes the Southwest Chicago suburbs of Aurora and Naperville[4].

Personal

Linda is married to Michael Holmes and reside in Aurora, Illinois.

External links

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois Senate District 42
2007–present
Succeeded by
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