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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael D. Unes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]].  Unes represents the 91st District. He was elected in [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 91|November of 2010]].  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael D. Unes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 91. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Unes is Director of Recruitment and Network Administrator for Heinold-Banwart, a central Illinois accounting firm, where he has worked for ten years. He has also served as president of the East Peoria Rotary Club, member of the Tazwell County Resource Center steering committee, and Vice Chairman of the East Peoria Mass Transit District Board, among other roles. He is a graduate of Bradley University.
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Unes' professional experience includes working as Director of Recruitment and Network Administrator for Heinold-Banwart.
  
 
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Unes received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Unes received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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Unes and his wife, Natalie, have four children. He served as president of the East Peoria Rotary Club, member of the Tazwell County Resource Center steering committee, and Vice Chairman of the East Peoria Mass Transit District Board.
  
 
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==Recent news==

Revision as of 08:55, 2 July 2013

Michael D. Unes
Michael Unes.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 91
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBradley University, 1996
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Michael D. Unes is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 91. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Unes' professional experience includes working as Director of Recruitment and Network Administrator for Heinold-Banwart.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Human Services
Cities & Villages
Economic Development
Insurance
International Trade & Commerce
Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development
Transportation: Vehicles & Safety

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Unes won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 91. Unes was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and defeated Jennifer Groves Allison (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 91, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMichael D. Unes Incumbent 55.9% 24,334
     Democratic Jennifer Groves Allison 44.1% 19,205
Total Votes 43,539


2010

Unes ran unopposed in the February 2 Republican primary. Unes defeated incumbent Michael K. Smith (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 91 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael D. Unes (R) 16,789 54.51%
Michael K. Smith (D) 14,011 45.49%

Unes was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune.[5]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Unes raised $821,302 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
House Republican Organization Of Illinois $221,174
Citizens To Elect Tom Cross $210,000
Illinois Republican Party $76,469
Caterpillar $30,000

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."[7][8]

2012

Unes received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[8]

Personal

Unes and his wife, Natalie, have four children. He served as president of the East Peoria Rotary Club, member of the Tazwell County Resource Center steering committee, and Vice Chairman of the East Peoria Mass Transit District Board.

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Preceded by
Michael K. Smith (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 91
2011–present
Succeeded by
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