Michael Noland

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Michael Noland
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Illinois State Senate District 22
Incumbent
In office
January 2007 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (1991)
Master'sUniversity of Illinois at Chicago (2001)
J.D.John Marshall Law School (1996)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1985 - 1991
Personal
BirthdayDecember 5, 1960
Place of birthLynn, Massachusetts
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Michael Noland is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Noland has served in the Illinois State Senate since 2007 with his term expiring in 2013.

Noland graduated with his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Chicago in 1991 and earned his Juris Doctorate degree from John Marshall-Chicago in 1996 and his Masters in Business Administration degree from Illinois-Chicago in 2001.

Noland is a practicing Attorney in addition to being a Senator.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Education

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Noland served on these committees:[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Noland's campaign website lists the following issues:[2]

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "It’s no secret that unemployment rates in Illinois and across the country have skyrocketed. A little over 10% of the State’s population is out of work, struggling to find a meaningful source of income in order to provide for their families. High unemployment means fewer dollars re-invested in our economy."
  • Budget & Tax RELIEF
Excerpt: "The State is in dire need of systemic tax reform that provides relief to property taxpayers, cuts wasteful government spending, and ensure timely payments to schools and health providers."
  • Health Care
Excerpt: "The State is in dire need of systemic tax reform that provides relief to property taxpayers, cuts wasteful government spending, and ensure timely payments to schools and health providers."
  • Ethics & Pension REFORM
Excerpt: "Corruption in Illinois has caused citizens to lose faith in its government and made the State a national laughingstock. During freshman Senator Noland's first term, he developed a reputation as one of the leading voices for ethics reform."
  • Energy & Recycling
Excerpt: "Corruption in Illinois has caused citizens to lose faith in its government and made the State a national laughingstock. During freshman Senator Noland's first term, he developed a reputation as one of the leading voices for ethics reform."
  • The Environment
Excerpt: "It is imperative that the state of Illinois continue increasing efforts towards reducing harmful emissions, reducing air and water pollution, utilizing renewable energy sources, expanding green technology, and maintaining the health of both the people of Illinois and the environment."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Noland won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 22. Noland defeated Tim Elenz in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Cary Collins (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Noland Incumbent 65% 34,963
     Republican Cary Collins 35% 18,863
Total Votes 53,826


Illinois State Senate, District 22 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Noland Incumbent 66.4% 4,219
Tim Elenz 33.6% 2,134
Total Votes 6,353

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Noland won re-election to the 22nd District Seat in the Illinois State Senate against Republican Steven J. Rauschenberger.[5]

Illinois State Senate, District 22 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Noland (D) 18,687 50.80%
Steven Rauschenberger (R) 18,102 49.20%

The election took place on November 2, 2010. Noland ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.[6]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Michael Noland won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 22 receiving 19,315 votes, ahead of Republican Billie Diane Roth (16,537 votes).[7]


Illinois State Senate, District 22 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Noland (D) 19,315
Billie Diane Roth (R) 16,537


Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Noland received $1,095,003 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Illinois State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Noland's campaign in 2010
Illinois Senate Democratic Fund$572,043
Illinois Democratic Party$145,125
Illinois Laborers$21,000
AFSCME Illinois Council 31$17,250
Illinois Education Association$15,000
Total Raised in 2010 $1,095,003

2006

In 2006, Noland collected $143,998 in donations.[9]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Senate Democratic Fund $10,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 501 $6,000
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $5,500
AFSCME Illinois Council 31 $5,300
Friends of Clayborne $5,000
International Union of Painters & Allied Trades $4,500
Illinois Education Association $3,500
West Suburban Teachers Local 571 $3,500
Simmonscooper LLC $2,500
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $2,500
Friends of Harper $2,500
Deep Blue Illinois $2,000
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $2,000
Chicago Teachers Union $2,000
Dynegy Inc. $2,000
Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local 1 $2,000
Philip Morris $1,500
AT&T Illinois Employees Pac $1,500
Illinois AFL-CIO $1,500
Comed $1,500

District 22

Noland represents Illinois Senate District 22. District 22 includes Kane County suburbs including Elgin[10].

Personal

Michael is married to Veronica Noland. They have two children and resides in Elgin, Illinois.

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."[11][12]

2012

Noland received a score of 0.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the lowest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[12]

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