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|Name = Luis V. Gutierrez
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|Profile picture = Luis V. Gutierrez.jpg
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|Position = U.S. House, Illinois, District 4
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 3, 1993-Present
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|Term ends = January 3, 2015
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|Assumed office = 1993
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|Political party = Democratic
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|Predecessor = George E. Sangmeister (D)
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|Base salary = $174,000/year
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|Last election = November 6, 2012
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|First elected =1992
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|Next election =[[Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Campaign $=2793834
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|Prior office =Chicago City Council, 26th ward
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|Prior office years =1986-1992
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|Prior office 2 = Deputy Director, City of Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation
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|Prior office 2 years = 1984-1985
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|Birthday = December 10, 1953
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|Place of birth =Chicago, Illinois
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|Net worth = $2,922,519
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|Religion =Roman Catholic
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{{tnr}}'''Luis Vicente Gutiérrez''' (b. December 10, 1953, in Chicago, Illinois) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[U.S. House of Representatives]]. Gutierrez was elected by voters from [[Illinois' 4th congressional district]]. He was first elected to the [[U.S. House]] in 1992.<ref name="biogrpahy"/>
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Gutierrez won re-election on November 6, 2013.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Resu.lts Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
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{{Introanalysis
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|Party=Democratic
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|Rating=Average
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|Pronoun=he
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|Fullname=Luis V. Gutierrez
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|Lastname=Gutierrez
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==Biography==
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Gutierrez was born in Chicago, [[Illinois]] on December 10, 1953 and later moved to Puerto Rico, his parent's birthplace, before returning to Chicago to attend college. He graduated from Northeastern Illinois University in 1977 with a degree in English and worked as a teacher, social worker, cab driver, community activist, and city official until his election in 1986 as Alderman from the city's 26th ward.<ref name="biography"> [http://www.gutierrez.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=450&Itemid=24 ''Luis V. Gutierrez Representing Illinois' 4th Congressional District'' "Biography" Accessed October 30, 2011] </ref>
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==Career==
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*1986-1992: Chicago City Council, 26th ward<ref name="biography"/>
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*1984-1985: Deputy Director, City of Chicago Department of Streets & Sanitation<ref name="biography"/>
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*1993-Present: [[U.S. House]], [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]]
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==Committee assignments==
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===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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Gutierrez serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"]</ref>
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*[[United States House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence]]
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**Subcommittee on Terrorism, HUMINT, Analysis, and Counterintelligence
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*[[United States House Committee on the Judiciary]]
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**Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations
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**Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security
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====2011-2012====
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services|Committee on Financial Services]]<ref name="committees"> [http://www.gutierrez.house.gov/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=464&Itemid=40 ''Luis V. Gutierrez Representing Illinios's 4th Congressional District'' "Committees" Accessed October 30, 2011] </ref>
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**Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit
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** Subcommittee on Insurance, Housing and Community Opportunity (Ranking Member)
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select)]]<ref name="committees"/>
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==Issues==
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===Specific votes===
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====Fiscal Cliff====
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{{Support vote}}
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Gutierrez voted for the fiscal cliff compromise bill, which made permanent most of the Bush tax cuts originally passed in 2001 and 2003 while also raising tax rates on the highest income levels.  He was 1 of 172 Democrats that voted in favor of the bill. The bill was passed in the House by a 257/167 vote on January 1, 2013.<ref>[http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2012/roll659.xml ''U.S. House'' "Roll Call Vote on the Fiscal Cliff" Accessed January 4, 2013.]</ref>
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==Elections==
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===2014===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2014]]''
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Gutierrez is set to run for [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|re-election]] to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] in 2014. If he runs, he will seek the Democratic nomination in the primary election.{{Nov2014genelection}}
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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Gutierrez won re-election in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 4th congressional district elections, 2012|4th District]]. Guitierrez won against opponents [[Jorge Zavala]] and [[Hector Concepcion]].<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref>
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On March 30, 2012 the [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|4th district]] was included in a list released by  the ''National Journal'' of the top ten most contorted congressional districts, as a result of redistricting. <ref name="national">[http://www.nationaljournal.com/hotline/redistricting/modern-gerrymanders-10-most-contorted-congressional-districts-maps-20120330 ''National Journal'' "Modern Gerrymanders: 10 Most Contorted Congressional Districts—MAPS" Accessed March 31, 2012]</ref>
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{{Template:Ildis4genelecbox12}}
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber= U.S. House, Illinois District 4
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 =Luis Gutierrez
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|Inc1=Y
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|candidate2 = Jorge Zavala
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|votes1=30908
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|votes2=6
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}}
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===Full history===
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{{Collapsible history section
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|Type = electoral
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|Name = Luis V. Gutierrez
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|Content =
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<big>'''2010'''</big>
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<big>'''2008'''</big>
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<big>'''2006'''</big>
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<big>'''1998'''</big>
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<big>'''1996'''</big>
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<big>'''1994'''</big>
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<big>'''1992'''</big>
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Gutierrez
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|year=2000
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|Editdate=April 5, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/elections.php?cycle=Career&cid=N00004874&type=I ''Open Secrets'' "Luis V. Gutierrez" Accessed April 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=344315
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2010=512939
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2008=323493
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2006=161593
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2004=303631
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2002=699489
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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|totalraised2000=448374
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|result2000=Won
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|office2000=[[U.S. House]] (Illinois, [[Illinois' 4th congressional district|District 4]])
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===2014===
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Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Gutierrez's reports.<ref>[http://www.fec.gov/fecviewer/CandidateCommitteeDetail.do#3 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Luis V. Gutierrez 2014 Summary reports," Accessed July 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{Campaign finance reports
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|Name =Luis V. Gutierrez (2014)
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|Political Party =Democratic
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|Report 1 =April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/583/13940950583/13940950583.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'' "April Quarterly" Accessed July 23, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 1 =6/28/2013
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|Beginning Balance 1 =354393.16
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|Total Contributions 1 = 9326.55
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|Expenditures 1=99967.32
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|Cash on Hand 1 =263752.39
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|Report 2 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/852/13964079852/13964079852.pdf ''Federal Election Commission'' "July Quarterly" Accessed July 23, 2013]</ref>
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|Date 2 =7/15/2013
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|Beginning Balance 2 =261711.32
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|Total Contributions 2 =49822.33
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|Expenditures 2=37418.39
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|Cash on Hand 2 =274115.26
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===2012===
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[[File:Luis Gutierrez 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Gutierrez's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Gutierrez won re-election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Gutierrez's campaign committee raised a total of $344,315 and spent $383,558.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00004874&cycle=2012 ''Open Secrets'' "Luis Gutierrez 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 20, 2013]</ref> This is less than the average $1.5 million spent by House winners in 2012.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/news/2013/06/2012-overview.html ''Open Secrets,'' "Election 2012: The Big Picture Shows Record Cost of Winning a Seat in Congress," June 19, 2013]</ref>
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====Cost per vote====
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Gutierrez spent $2.88 per vote received in 2012.
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber =  U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 4th Congressional District
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised =  $344,315
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|total spent =$383,558
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|opponent raised =  $14,192
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|opponent spent = $14,191
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|org1 = Carpenters & Joiners Union
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|org2 = Deloitte LLP
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|org3 =  National Assn of Realtors
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|org4 =  New York Life Insurance
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|org5 =  Operating Engineers Union
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|orgdonor1 =  $10,000
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|orgdonor2 = $10,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 =  $10,000
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|orgdonor5 =  $10,000
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|ind1 =  Building Trade Unions
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|ind2 = Insurance
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|ind3 =  Real Estate
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|ind4 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind5 = Accountants
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|inddonor1 =  $29,500
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|inddonor2 =  $26,000
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|inddonor3 = $25,250
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|inddonor4 = $23,240
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|inddonor5 = $22,911
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|}}
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===2010===
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[[File:Luis Gutierrez 2010 Donor Breakdown.jpg|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Gutierrez's campaign funds before the 2010 election.]]
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Gutierrez won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Gutierrez's campaign committee raised a total of $512,939  and spent $378,842 .<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?type=I&cid=N00000245&newMem=N&cycle=2008 ''Open Secrets'' "Luis Kerry 2008 Election Cycle," Accessed October 2011]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2010
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|Chamber = U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 4th Congressional District
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $512,939
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|total spent =$378,842
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|opponent raised = $0
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|opponent spent = $0
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|org1 = Border Health
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|org2 = Independent Community Bankers of America
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|org3 = Operating Engineers Union
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|org4 = UNITE HERE
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|org5 = State of Illinois
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|orgdonor1 = $10,000
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|orgdonor2 = $10,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 = $10,000
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|orgdonor5 = $8,300
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|ind1 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind2 = Commercial Banks
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|ind3 = Finance/Credit Companies
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|ind4 = Securities & Investment
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|ind5 = Building Trade Unions
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|inddonor1 = $44,740
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|inddonor2 = $41,300
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|inddonor3 = $39,650
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|inddonor4 = $23,400
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|inddonor5 = $22,900
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|}}
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==Analysis==
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===Ideology and leadership===
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:: ''See also: [[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking]]''
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Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by ''GovTrack'', Gutierrez is a "[[GovTrack's Political Spectrum & Legislative Leadership ranking|far-left Democrat]]," as of June 16, 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/luis_gutierrez/400163 ''Gov Track'' "Gutierrez" Accessed June 16, 2013]</ref>
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===Like-minded colleagues===
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The website ''OpenCongress'' tracks the voting records of each member to determine with whom he or she votes most and least often. The results include a member from each party.<ref>[http://www.opencongress.org/people/show/400163_Luis_Gutierrez ''OpenCongress,'' "Rep. Luis V. Gutierrez," Accessed August 1, 2013]</ref>
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Gutierrez most often votes with:
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*{{reddot}} [[Chris Gibson]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Brian Higgins]]
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Gutierrez least often votes with:
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*{{reddot}} [[Jeff Duncan]]
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*{{bluedot}} [[Jim Matheson]]
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Gutierrez ranked 71st in the liberal rankings in 2012.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/2012-vote-ratings ''National Journal,'' "2012 Congressional Vote Ratings," February 27, 2013]</ref>
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of Congress voted in the previous year. Gutierrez ranked 71st in the liberal rankings.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings2011/searchable-vote-ratings-tables-house-20120223 ''National Journal,'' "Searchable Vote Ratings Tables: House," February 23, 2012]</ref>
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===Voting with party===
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{{Congress vote percent
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|percent=93.3%
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|rank=141st
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|total=201
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|chamber=House
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|year=June 2013
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===Lifetime voting record===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Gutierrez missed 1,579 of 13,509 roll call votes from Jan 1993 to Mar 2013.  This amounts to 11.7%, which is worse than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/luis_gutierrez/400163 ''GovTrack,'' "Luis Gutierrez," Accessed April 1, 2013]</ref>
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===Congressional staff salaries===
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::''See also: [[Staff salaries of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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The website ''Legistorm'' compiles staff salary information for members of Congress. Gutierrez paid his congressional staff a total of $1,066,740 in 2011.  He ranks 115th on the list of the lowest paid Democratic representative staff salaries and ranks 98th overall of the highest paid representative staff salaries in 2011.  Overall, [[Illinois]] ranks 46th in average salary for representative staff. The average [[U.S. House of Representatives]] congressional staff was paid $954,912.20 in fiscal year 2011.<ref>[http://www.legistorm.com/member/262/Rep_Luis_Guti_rrez.html LegiStorm "Luis Gutierrez"]</ref>
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gutierrez's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,659,039 and $4,186,000. That averages to $2,922,519, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874. His average net worth increased by 64.69% from 2010.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00004874&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Gutierrez (D-Ill), 2011"]</ref>
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org'', Gutierrez's net worth as of 2010 was estimated between  $1,053,014 and $2,496,000. That averages to $1,774,507, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic representatives in 2010 of $4,465,875.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00004874&year=2010 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Gutierrez, (D-Illinois), 2010"]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Gutierrez and his wife Soraida have two daughters, Omaira and Jessica, and a grandson, Luisito. <ref name="biography"/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Luis + Gutierrez + Illinois + House'''
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==External links==
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