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Michael Zalewski
Michael Zalewski.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 21
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/per session day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
J.D.John Marshall Law School
Place of birthChicago, IL
Office website
Personal website
Michael J. Zalewski is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 21st District since his election in 2008.

Zalewski is a Prosecutor in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office.

He received his JD from John Marshall Law School, and BA in Political Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zalewski has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zalewski is running for re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. Due to redistricting, he is running in the 23rd District, while District 23 incumbent Daniel Burke is running in District 1. Zalewski was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012, and is unopposed in the general election on November 6 as well.[2]


See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Zalewski won re-election to the 21st District Seat in 2010 with no opposition. He defeated Terrence Collins in the Democratic primary on February 2nd by a margin of 8,951 to 3,420. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 21 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Zalewski (D) 21,850 100.0%


On November 4, 2008, Democrat Michael Zalewski won the election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 21 receiving 27,329 votes, ahead of Republican Charles Johnson (3,372 votes), and Rita Maniotis(G) who received 3,464 votes.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 21 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Zalewski (D) 27,329
Charles Johnson (R) 8,872
Rita Maniotis (G) 3,464

Campaign donors


In 2010, Zalewski collected $228,882 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[5]


In 2008, Zalewski collected $51,476 in donations.[6]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Chicago Federation of Labor & Industrial Union Council $5,000
Chico & Nunes PC $42,600
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $2,000
Illinois Pipe Trades $1,000
Community Bankers Association of Illinois $1,000
Illinois State Bar Association $1,000
Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity $1,000
AT&T $1,000
Illinois Merchants Association $1,000
West Suburban Teachers Local 571 $1,000

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