|Illinois State Senate District 36|
|Illinois House of Representatives|
|1995 – 2011|
|Bachelor's||Upper Iowa University (1967)|
|Master's||Henderson State University (1972)|
|Birthday||August 20, 1942|
|Place of birth||Davenport, Iowa|
Boland is an educator.
Boland previously served on the following committees:
- Elections & Campaign Reform
- Health & Healthcare Disparities
- Higher Education (Chair)
- State Government Administration
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012
Boland ran in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 36. Boland was defeated by incumbent Mike Jacobs in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois State Senate Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Mike Jacobs Incumbent||53.8%||7,693|
On November 4, 2008, Democrat Mike Boland won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 71 receiving 30,951 votes, ahead of Republican Lawrence Bruckner who received 17,503 votes.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 71 (2008)|
|Mike Boland (D)||30,951|
|Lawrence Bruckner (R)||17,503|
On November 7, 2006, Democrat Mike Boland won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 71 receiving 19,063 votes ahead of Republican Steven M. Haring who received 17,132 votes.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 71 (2006)|
|Mike Boland (D)||19,063|
|Steven M. Haring (R)||17,132|
In 2008, Boland collected $142,898 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Friends of Michael J. Madigan||$38,940|
|Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois||$8,000|
|Illinois Auto Workers||$6,500|
|Illinois Federation of Teachers||$5,500|
|Illinois Credit Union League||$5,000|
- Official campaign website
- Mike BOLAND for ILLINOIS Senate Facebook page
- Illinois General Assembly - Representative Mike Boland (D) 71st District
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Illinois House Democrats - Mike Boland
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Boland
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- Illinois Secretary of State - 2012 Primary Results
- Illinois State House News "Election Profile: 71st House District Ahern vs. Morthland" 19 Oct. 2010
- State Journal Register "Bernard Schoenburg: Plenty of Democrats eye lieutenant governor post" 20 Aug. 2009
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Ballots Cast-Lieutenant Governor 2 Feb. 2009
- Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Illinois House of Representatives official election results for 2006
- Boland Campaign Donors
|Illinois House of Representatives District 71
| Succeeded by|