Mattie Hunter

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Mattie Hunter
Mattie Hunter.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 3
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Majority Caucus Whip
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 2003
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMonmouth College
Master'sJackson State University
Personal
BirthdayJune 1, 1954
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
ProfessionOwner, M. Hunter Associates
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mattie Hunter is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 3. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Hunter earned her Bachelor's degree from Monmouth University and her Master's degree from Jackson State University. Her professional experience includes owning a small business and working as the Director of the Chicago Housing Authority.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations I
Committee of the Whole
Executive
Human Services, Chairperson
Public Health, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Hunter won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 3. She was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012[1][2] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 3, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMattie Hunter Incumbent 100% 67,958
Total Votes 67,958

2006

On November 4, 2006, Democrat Mattie Hunter won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 3 receiving 34,568 votes, ahead of Republican Chad Jackson Surles (3,929 votes).[4]


Illinois State Senate, District 3 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mattie Hunter (D) 34,568
Rose Pappas (R) 3,929


Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Hunter collected $141,353 in donations.[5]

Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Mattie Hunter & Associates Inc. $5,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $4,500
Tea Realty Group Inc. $3,500
Velma Butler $3,000
AT&T $3,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $3,000
Comcast $3,000
Sharron Matthews $2,547
Cooper Warren $2,500
Chicago Teachers Union $2,500
Glaxosmithkline $2,500
Valerie J. Wright $2,000
Nicor Gas $2,000
Ameren $2,000
Illinois Credit Union League $2,000
Bluestar Energy Services $2,000
Johnny Banks $1,800
Comed $1,500
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals $1,500
Amylin Pharmaceuticals $1,500

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."[6][7]

2012

Hunter received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the lowest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[7]

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2003–present
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