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  name                = Michael Connelly |
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  |Name = Michael Connelly
  political position = Illinois House of Representatives District 48 |
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  |Profile picture = Michael Connelly.jpg
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|Position = Illinois State Senate District 21
  assumed office     = 2009 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2013 |
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  |Tenure = 2013-Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2013
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1743 House website] |
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Michael G. Connelly''' (b. June 8, 1940) is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the 48th District since his election in 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael G. Connelly''' (b. June 8, 1940) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. He previously served in the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] from 2009 to 2013.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Connelly 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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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations I
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|Chair4 = Minority Spokesperson
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|Chair2 =
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Criminal Law
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|Committee4 = Human Services
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|Committee5 = Labor and Commerce
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|Committee6 = Licensed Activities and Pensions
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Connelly has yet to be appointed to any committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Connelly served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2011
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judiciary I - Civil Law
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair2 =
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|Committee2 = Business Occupational Licenses
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|Committee3 = Public Utilities
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|Committee4 = Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development
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|Committee5 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee6 = Veterans' Affairs
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Connelly served on the following committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Connelly served on the following committees:
* [[Aging Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Aging]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Agriculture & Conservation Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Agriculture & Conservation]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Appropriations-Higher Education Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Appropriations-Higher Education]]
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|year = 2009
* [[Elementary & Secondary Education Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Elementary & Secondary Education]]
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Fire Protection Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Fire Protection]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
* [[Railroad Industry Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Railroad Industry]]
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|Committee1 = Aging
*Subcommittee on School Transportation
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|Committee2 = Agriculture & Conservation
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|Committee3 = Appropriations-Higher Education
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|Committee4 = Elementary & Secondary Education
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|Committee5 = Fire Protection
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|Committee6 = Railroad Industry
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Connelly won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 21. He was unopposed in the Republican Primary on March 20<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> and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<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 21, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|winner1 = Michael Connelly
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|Inc1 =
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|votes1 = 79105
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}}
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====Endorsements====
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Connelly was endorsed by Family-Pac.<ref>[http://www.family-pac.com/?page=sc ''Family-Pac,'' "Endorsements," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
::''See also:[[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
::''See also:[[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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==Campaign Donors==
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==Campaign donors==
===2008===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2008, Connelly collected $110,884 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98641|2008 Connelly Campaign Donors]</ref>
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|Name = Connelly
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|Full name = Michael Connelly
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|year = 2008
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9113 ''followthemoney.org'', "Connelly, Michael G," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 130318
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 21]]
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|totalraised2010 = 116156
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010|Illinois State House, District 48]]
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|totalraised2008 = 110884
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2008|Illinois State House, District 48]]
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}}
  
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Connelly
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|full Name = Michael Connelly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142731
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 130,318
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|org1 = Ameren
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|org2 = Operating Engineers Local 150
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|org3 = Penn National Gaming
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|org4 = At&T
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|org5 = Southern Wine & Spirits
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 3000
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|orgamount5 = 3000
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|}}
  
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
| Citizens to Elect Robert Schillerstrom
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|name = Connelly
| align="right" | $7,405
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|full Name = Michael Connelly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116990
| House Republican Organization of Illinois
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
| align="right" | $5,842
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
| Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
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|total raised = 116,156
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org1 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|org2 = At&T
| Illinois State Medical Society
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|org3 = Illinois State Bar Association
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org4 = Illinois Realtors Association
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|org5 = Connelly, Thomas
| Terry Morris
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|orgamount1 = 5344
| align="right" | $3,500
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|orgamount2 = 3376
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|orgamount3 = 2250
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|orgamount4 = 1750
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Connelly
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|full Name = Michael Connelly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98641
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 110,884
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|org1 = Citizens to Elect Robert Schillerstrom
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|org2 = House Republican Organization of Illinois
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|org3 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|org4 = Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
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|org5 = Morris, Terry
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|orgamount1 = 7405
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|orgamount2 = 5842
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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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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Connelly received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 3rd highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1743 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Michael Connelly (R) 48th District] ''official IL House website''
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?MemberID=2024 Senator Michael Connelly - Official Senate Website]
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1743 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Michael Connelly (R) 48th District official House website]
 
**[http://www.ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1539 Bills] [http://www.ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1539 Committees]
 
**[http://www.ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1539 Bills] [http://www.ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1539 Committees]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33540 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=33540 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33540 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33540 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98641 2008]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142731 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116990 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98641 2008]
  
 
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Michael Connelly
Michael Connelly.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives District 48
2009-2013
Education
Bachelor'sLoyola University
J.D.John Marshall Law School
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Michael G. Connelly (b. June 8, 1940) is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012. He previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 2009 to 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations I
Committee of the Whole
Criminal Law
Human Services, Minority Spokesperson
Labor and Commerce
Licensed Activities and Pensions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Connelly won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 21. He was unopposed in the Republican Primary on March 20[1][2] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Illinois State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Connelly 100% 79,105
Total Votes 79,105


Endorsements

Connelly was endorsed by Family-Pac.[4]

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Connelly won re-election to the 48th District seat against Democrat Barbara Green. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 48 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Connelly (R) 24,601 66.19%
Barbara Green (D) 12,567 33.81%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Michael Connelly won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 48 receiving 29,649 votes, ahead of Democrat Joseph Heneghan who received 21,404 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 48 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Connelly (R) 29,649
Joseph Heneghan (D) 21,404

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Connelly is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Connelly raised a total of $357,358 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[7]

Michael Connelly's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 21 Won $130,318
2010 Illinois State House, District 48 Won $116,156
2008 Illinois State House, District 48 Won $110,884
Grand Total Raised $357,358

2012

Connelly won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Connelly raised a total of $130,318.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Connelly's campaign in 2012
Ameren$5,000
Operating Engineers Local 150$5,000
Penn National Gaming$5,000
At&T$3,000
Southern Wine & Spirits$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$130,318
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Connelly won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Connelly raised a total of $116,156.

2008

Connelly won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Connelly raised a total of $110,884.

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

Connelly received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 3rd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Sandack (R)
Illinois State Senate District 21
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 48
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Sandra M. Pihos (R)