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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Flowers
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|Full name = Mary E. Flowers
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|year = 1996
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|Editdate = July 19, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1536 ''followthemoney.org'', "Flowers, Mary E," accessed July 19, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 39500
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2010 = 31800
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2008 = 42070
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2008|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2006 = 46173
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2006|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2004 = 32530
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2004|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2002 = 50994
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2002|Illinois State House, District 31]]
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|totalraised2000 = 53030
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2000|Illinois State House, District 21]]
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|totalraised1998 = 39621
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|result1998 = Won
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|office1998 = [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 21]]
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|totalraised1996 = 29996
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|result1996 = Won
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|office1996 = [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 21]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Flowers  
In 2010, Flowers collected $31,800 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=IL&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the money - Illinois House 2010 donors]</ref>
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142746
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 39,500
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|org1 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org2 = Comed
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|org3 = Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana
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|org4 = Comcast
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|org5 = Abbott Laboratories
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|orgamount1 = 4500
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 2500
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2010===
|Chamber = Illinois House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Flowers
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116789
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $31,800
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|total raised = 31,800
 
|org1 = Illinois Health Care Association
 
|org1 = Illinois Health Care Association
|org2 = Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois
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|org2 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
 
|org3 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
 
|org3 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
|org4 = Abbott Laboratories
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|org4 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
|org5 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org5 = Abbott Laboratories
|orgdonor1 = $2,500
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|orgamount1 = 2500
|orgdonor2 = $2,000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
|orgdonor3 = $2,000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
|orgdonor4 = $2,000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
|orgdonor5 = $2,000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
In 2008, Flowers collected $42,070 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98671|2008 Flowers Campaign Donors]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Flowers  
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98671
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 42,070
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|org1 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Citizens for William Shaw
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|org4 = At&T
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|org5 = Abbott Laboratories
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|orgamount1 = 2500
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|orgamount2 = 2500
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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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
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|name = Flowers
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79727
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 46,173
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|org1 = International Brotherhood of Teamsters
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org4 = Service Employees Local 880
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|org5 = Altria
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1100
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2004===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2004
| Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|name = Flowers
| align="right" | $2,500
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63165
| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $2,500
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| AT&T
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|total raised = 32,530
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org1 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
|-
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|org2 = Service Employees Local 880
| Citizens for William Shaw
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|org3 = Altria
| align="right" | $2,000
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|org4 = Sbc Communications
|-
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|org5 = Illinois Nurses Association
| Abbott Laboratories
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|orgamount1 = 3000
| align="right" | $1,500
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|orgamount2 = 2000
|-
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|orgamount3 = 1500
| Humana
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|orgamount4 = 1250
| align="right" | $1,450
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|orgamount5 = 1250
|-
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|}}
| AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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| align="right" | $1,000
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===2002===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2002
| Yesse Yehudahi
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|name = Flowers
| align="right" | $1,000
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3803
| Illinois Bankers Association
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $1,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Democratic
| Illinois Realtors Association
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|total raised = 50,994
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org1 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
|-
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|org2 = Afscme Council 31
| Illinois Merchants Association
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|org3 = Illinois Bankers Association
| align="right" | $1,000
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|org4 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
|-
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|org5 = United Distillers & Vintners North America
| Tolberts Roofing & Construction Services Inc.
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|orgamount1 = 3000
| align="right" | $1,000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
|-
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|orgamount3 = 1750
| Illinois State Dental Society
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|orgamount4 = 1500
| align="right" | $1,000
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|orgamount5 = 1500
|-
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|}}
| Davita Inc.
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| align="right" | $1,000
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===2000===
|}
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Flowers
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30420
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 53,030
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|org1 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org2 = Service Employees Illinois Council
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|org3 = Keep Hope Alive Pac
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|org4 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org5 = Illinois Bankers Association
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Flowers
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30050
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 39,621
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|org1 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org2 = Il Bank Pac-Iba
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|org3 = Chicago Teachers Union
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|org4 = Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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|org5 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
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|orgamount3 = 1500
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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===1996===
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{{SLP donor box 1996
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|name = Flowers
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|full Name = Mary E. Flowers
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=29660
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 29,996
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|org1 = Illinois Bankers Association
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|org2 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Friends of Mary E Flowers
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|org4 = Ameritech Corp
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|org5 = Sears Roebuck & Co
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|orgamount1 = 2100
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 975
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|orgamount5 = 950
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|}}
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==

Revision as of 12:30, 19 July 2013

Mary E. Flowers
Mary Flowers.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 31
Incumbent
In office
1985-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayJuly 31, 1951
Place of birthInverness, MS
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mary E. Flowers (b. July 31, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 31. She was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

Flowers' professional experience includes working as an Office Supervisor at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Health & Healthcare Disparities
Health Care Availability Access, Chair
Higher Education
Human Services
Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhancement
Restorative Justice

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Flowers won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 31. Flowers ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary E. Flowers Incumbent 100% 35,765
Total Votes 35,765


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Flowers won re-election to the 31st 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.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 31 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mary E. Flowers (D) 24,772 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Mary Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 31. She ran unopposed receiving 36,087 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 31 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary E. Flowers (D) 36,087

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Mary Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 31. She ran unopposed receiving 25,042 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 31 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mary E. Flowers (D) 25,042

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Flowers is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Flowers raised a total of $365,714 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 19, 2013.[7]

Mary E. Flowers's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $39,500
2010 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $31,800
2008 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $42,070
2006 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $46,173
2004 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $32,530
2002 Illinois State House, District 31 Won $50,994
2000 Illinois State House, District 21 Won $53,030
1998 Illinois State House, District 21 Won $39,621
1996 Illinois State House, District 21 Won $29,996
Grand Total Raised $365,714

2012

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $39,500.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mary E. Flowers's campaign in 2012
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$4,500
Comed$3,000
Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana$2,500
Comcast$2,500
Abbott Laboratories$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$39,500
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $31,800.

2008

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $42,070.

2006

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $46,173.

2004

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $32,530.

2002

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $50,994.

2000

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $53,030.

1998

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $39,621.

1996

Flowers won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Flowers raised a total of $29,996.

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

Flowers received a score of 25.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 55th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

Personal

Flowers is Co-Chair of the Conference of Women Legislators, and a member of the Chicago Department of Human Services Board of Commissioners, Task Force on School Violence, and the Task Force on Welfare Reform.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 31
1985 – Present
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