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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Hastings'''  is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Hastings'''  is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing [[Illinois State Senate District 19|District 19]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Hastings earned his M.B.A. from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. His professional experience includes serving as Vice-President of the Consolidated High School District #230 School Board and working for Johnson & Johnson’s BioSurgery Division. He served as a Captain in the United States Army.<ref>[http://hastings2012.com/about.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "About," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
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Hastings earned his MBA from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. His professional experience includes serving as Vice-President of the Consolidated High School District #230 School Board and working for Johnson & Johnson’s BioSurgery Division. He served as a Captain in the United States Army.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/about.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "About," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2015 legislative session===
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At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hastings served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Committee1 = Appropriations I
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|Committee2 = Appropriations II
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Committee5 = Judiciary
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|Chair5 = Vice chair
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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===2013-2014===
 
===2013-2014===
 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hastings served on the following committees:  
 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hastings served on the following committees:  
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===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
 
On his 2012 campaign website, Hastings lists six main issues of the campaign:
 
On his 2012 campaign website, Hastings lists six main issues of the campaign:
*'''Getting Illinois Financial House in Order:''' "Tax and spend is not the answer.  Fiscal responsibility is -- I will bring this back to Illinois."<ref>[http://hastings2012.com/issues/illinois-budget-crisis.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Illinois budget crisis," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Getting Illinois Financial House in Order:''' "Tax and spend is not the answer.  Fiscal responsibility is -- I will bring this back to Illinois."<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/issues/illinois-budget-crisis.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Illinois budget crisis," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
*'''Pension Reform:''' "Bottom line – Pensions should not be an 'entitlement' or a 'government handout.'  The current pension system needs to be overhauled.  The numbers do not lie, if we do nothing to provide solutions to these complex problems -- Illinois will be crippled by the growing size of our debt."<ref>[http://hastings2012.com/issues/pension-reform.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - pension reform," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Pension Reform:''' "Bottom line – Pensions should not be an 'entitlement' or a 'government handout.'  The current pension system needs to be overhauled.  The numbers do not lie, if we do nothing to provide solutions to these complex problems -- Illinois will be crippled by the growing size of our debt."<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/issues/pension-reform.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - pension reform," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
*'''Bringing Business Back to Illinois:''' "For a state with great cities like Tinley Park, Matteson, or Mokena there should be no reason why we are not the epicenter for job creation. The problem:  ILLINOIS IS BECOMING AN UNFRIENDLY BUSINESS STATE!"<ref>[http://hastings2012.com/issues/bringing-business-back-to-illinois.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Bringing business back Illinois," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Bringing Business Back to Illinois:''' "For a state with great cities like Tinley Park, Matteson, or Mokena there should be no reason why we are not the epicenter for job creation. The problem:  ILLINOIS IS BECOMING AN UNFRIENDLY BUSINESS STATE!"<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/issues/bringing-business-back-to-illinois.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Bringing business back Illinois," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
*'''Illinois Veterans:''' "Illinois does a great job at providing benefits and services for veterans. We can still push forward and do better."<ref>[http://hastings2012.com/issues/illinois-veterans.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Illinois Veterans," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Illinois Veterans:''' "Illinois does a great job at providing benefits and services for veterans. We can still push forward and do better."<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/issues/illinois-veterans.html ''Hastings 2012,'' "Issues - Illinois Veterans," accessed January 3, 2012]</ref>
 
*'''Get Illinois Back to Work'''
 
*'''Get Illinois Back to Work'''
 
*'''Education for Illinois'''
 
*'''Education for Illinois'''
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Hastings won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 19. Hastings defeated [[Gregory Hannon]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated [[Edgar Montalvo]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<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><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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Hastings won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 19. Hastings defeated [[Gregory Hannon]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012, and defeated [[Edgar Montalvo]] (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed May 14, 2014]</ref><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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==Scorecards==
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{{Illinois legislature scorecards|Begin=2013|End=2020}}
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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*[[Illinois State Senate]]
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*[[Illinois State Senate#Standing committees|Senate Committees]]
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*[[Illinois State Legislature]]
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*[[Illinois state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://hastings2012.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://hastings2012.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/il/legislators/ILL000928/michael-e-hastings/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/HastingsforIllinois Michael Hastings on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/HastingsforIllinois Michael Hastings on Facebook]
 
*[https://twitter.com/#!/HastingsforIL Michael Hastings on Twitter]
 
*[https://twitter.com/#!/HastingsforIL Michael Hastings on Twitter]

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Michael Hastings
Michael Hastings.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolVictor J. Andrew High School (1998)
Bachelor'sUnited States Military Academy (2003)
Master'sUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2011)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
CitationsBronze Star
Personal
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael Hastings is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 19. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Hastings earned his MBA from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. His professional experience includes serving as Vice-President of the Consolidated High School District #230 School Board and working for Johnson & Johnson’s BioSurgery Division. He served as a Captain in the United States Army.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hastings served on the following committees:

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2015
Appropriations I
Appropriations II
Financial Institutions
Insurance
Judiciary, Vice chair
State Government & Veterans Affairs

2013-2014

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

Issues

Campaign themes

On his 2012 campaign website, Hastings lists six main issues of the campaign:

  • Getting Illinois Financial House in Order: "Tax and spend is not the answer. Fiscal responsibility is -- I will bring this back to Illinois."[2]
  • Pension Reform: "Bottom line – Pensions should not be an 'entitlement' or a 'government handout.' The current pension system needs to be overhauled. The numbers do not lie, if we do nothing to provide solutions to these complex problems -- Illinois will be crippled by the growing size of our debt."[3]
  • Bringing Business Back to Illinois: "For a state with great cities like Tinley Park, Matteson, or Mokena there should be no reason why we are not the epicenter for job creation. The problem: ILLINOIS IS BECOMING AN UNFRIENDLY BUSINESS STATE!"[4]
  • Illinois Veterans: "Illinois does a great job at providing benefits and services for veterans. We can still push forward and do better."[5]
  • Get Illinois Back to Work
  • Education for Illinois

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Hastings won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 19. Hastings defeated Gregory Hannon in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012, and defeated Edgar Montalvo (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7][8]

Illinois State Senate, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Hastings 62.2% 62,029
     Republican Edgar Montalvo 37.8% 37,704
Total Votes 99,733
Illinois State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Hastings 76.8% 11,480
Gregory Hannan 23.2% 3,476
Total Votes 14,956

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hastings is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Hastings raised a total of $170,551 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[9]

Michael Hastings's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 19 Won $170,551
Grand Total Raised $170,551

2012

Hastings won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hastings raised a total of $170,551.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Illinois

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2014

In 2014, the Illinois State Legislature was in session from January 29 through June 2.[10]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills that "impacted the social work profession and their clients."

2013

In 2013, the Illinois State Legislature was in session from January 9 through May 31.[11]

Legislators are scored on their stances on conservative issues.

Recent news

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See also

External links

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Preceded by
Maggie Crotty (D)
Illinois Senate District 19
2013–present
Succeeded by
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