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  name                = Mike Frerichs |
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  |Name =Mike Frerichs
  political position  = Illinois State Senate District 52 |
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  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 52
  assumed office     = 2006 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2010 |
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|Tenure =2006 - Present
  political party    = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
  profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office =2006
  website             = [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1522 Official website] |
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|Political party =Democratic |Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Mike Frerichs''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. Frerichs was first elected to the Illinois Senate since 2006 with his term expiring in 2010. Frierchs graduated from Yale University in 1995. Before being a Senator, Frierchs was a teacher from 1995 to 1997 before becoming a Certified Public Finance Officer.
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|Last election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Frerichs/191309156960
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{{tnr}}'''Mike Frerichs''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.
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Frierchs earned his Bachelor's from Yale University in 1995. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and Certified Public Finance Officer.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Frerichs served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair4 = Chairperson
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|Chair2 =
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Licensed Activities and Pensions
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|Committee6 = Public Pensions & State Investments
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Frerichs served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2011
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|Collapse = Yes
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Licensed Activities
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|Committee6 = Pensions and Investments
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|Committee7 = Government Forecasting and Accountability
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Frerichs served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 = Chairman
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|Chair4 = Vice-Chairman
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Committee4 = Higher Education
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|Committee5 = Licensed Activities
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|Committee6 =
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|Committee7 =
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==Issues==
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===Gaming license===
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On December 1, 2010, the Illinois Senate voted 31-20 in favor of a plan that allows for five additional casinos and electronic gaming at horse track facilities, increasing the number of licenses for casinos in the state to 15.
  
Frerichs serves on these committees:
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Under the plan, new casinos would operate in Chicago, southern Cook County, Danville, Rockford and Waukegan.
  
* [[Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois Senate|Agriculture and Conservation]]  '''Chairman'''
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"Is it a huge expansion? Yes, I'm not going to deny it. But we have a huge deficit in the state of Illinois, we have got huge problems in the state of Illinois, so you don't look at little things to fix it, you look at big things to fix it," said the bill's sponsor, Sen. [[Terry Link]], D-Waukegan.
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois Senate|Commerce]]
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* [[Education Committee, Illinois Senate|Education]]
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* [[Higher Education Committee, Illinois Senate|Higher Education]]    '''Vice-Chairman'''
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* [[Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois Senate|Licensed Activities]]<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/committees/default.asp "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009]</ref>.
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Lawmakers like Frerichs would prefer another way to increase revenue. Frerichs said he'd like to see General Motors return to Danville, but that isn't happening.<ref>[http://illinois.statehousenewsonline.com/4665/senate-oks-new-gaming-rules-in-illinois/ "Senate OKs new gaming rules in Illinois," ''Illinois Statehouse News'', December 1, 2010]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Frerichs won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 52. Frerichs was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated [[John Christian Bambenek]] (R) in the general election 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 52, General Election
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|party1= Democratic
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|party2= Republican
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|winner1 = Mike Frerichs
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = John Christian Bambenek
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|votes1 = 48493
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|votes2 = 26310
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}}
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====Endorsements====
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Mike Frerichs's campaign website lists the following endorsements:<ref>[http://www.mikeforillinois.com/endorsements ''Mike Frerichs'', "Endorsements," accessed October 21, 2012]</ref>
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*Scott Eisenhauer, Republican and Mayor of Danville
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*Laurel Prussing, Democrat and Mayor of Urbana
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*Dave Lucas, Republican and Mayor of Homer
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*Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
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*Illinois AFL-CIO
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
::''See Also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010]]''
Frerichs is running for re-election to the 52nd District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] against Republican [[Al Reynolds]]. The election takes place on November 2, 2010.  McCarter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results]</ref>
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Frerichs won re-election to the 52nd District Seat in the [[Illinois State Senate]] against Republican [[Al Reynolds]].<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf 2010 Illinois General Election Results]</ref>
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{{Votepercentbox |
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  office = Illinois State Senate, District 52 (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Mike Frerichs''' (D)
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| align="right" | '''32,583'''
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| align="center" | '''61.44%'''
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|-
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| colspan="2" | Al Reynolds (R)
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| align="right" | 20,450
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| align="center" | 38.56%
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|} The election took place on November 2, 2010.  McCarter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.<ref>[http://www.ildems.com/Candidates.htm 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results]</ref>
  
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Frerichs
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|Full name = Mike Frerichs
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|year = 1998
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|Editdate = July 18, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=3401 ''followthemoney.org'', "Frerichs, Mike," accessed July 18, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 456292
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 52]]
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|totalraised2010 = 413664
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|Illinois State Senate, District 52]]
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|totalraised2008 = 177521
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|result2008 = N/A
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|office2008 = [[Illinois State Senate|Illinois State Senate, District 52]]
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|totalraised2006 = 1241475
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2006|Illinois State Senate, District 52]]
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|totalraised2000 = 18496
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|result2000 = Lost
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|office2000 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2000|Illinois State House, District 104]]
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|totalraised1998 = 30752
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|result1998 = Lost
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|office1998 = [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 104]]
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}}
  
==Campaign Donors==
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===2012===
===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
In 2006, Frerichs collected $177,521 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96955|2006 Frerichs Campaign Donors]</ref>
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|name = Frerichs
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs  
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142839
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 456,292
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|org1 = Illinois Education Association
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|org2 = Illinois Laborers
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|org3 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org4 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|org5 = Frerichs, Michael
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|orgamount1 = 30000
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|orgamount2 = 25000
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|orgamount3 = 15500
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|orgamount4 = 11000
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|orgamount5 = 10500
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|}}
  
Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Frerichs
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116925
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 413,664
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Illinois Laborers
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|org3 = Illinois Education Association
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|org4 = Illinois State Medical Society
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|org5 = AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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|orgamount1 = 23217
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|orgamount2 = 20000
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|orgamount3 = 20000
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|orgamount4 = 9633
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|orgamount5 = 8000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2008===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2008
| AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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|name = Frerichs
| align="right" | $7,000
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96955
| Southern & Central Illinois Laborers District Council
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|office= Illinois State Senate
| align="right" | $6,500
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
| Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
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|total raised = 177,521
| align="right" | $5,500
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|org1 = AFSCME Illinois Council 31
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|org2 = Southern & Central Illinois Laborers District Council
| Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois
| align="right" | $4,500
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|org4 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org5 = Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
| Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
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|orgamount1 = 7000
| align="right" | $4,150
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|orgamount2 = 6500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 5500
| Illinois Laborers
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|orgamount4 = 4500
| align="right" | $4,000
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|orgamount5 = 4150
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|}}
| Illinois Federation of Teachers
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| align="right" | $4,000
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|-
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| Ironworkers Local 380
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| align="right" | $3,761
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|-
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| Illinois Pipe Trades
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| align="right" | $3,500
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|-
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| Illinois Merchants Association
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| align="right" | $3,500
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|-
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| Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149
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| align="right" | $3,050
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|-
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| Laborers
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| align="right" | $3,050
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|-
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| Anheuser-Busch
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Triple R Development LLC
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Altria
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| align="right" | $3,000
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|-
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| Illinois Realtors Association
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| align="right" | $2,750
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|-
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| Kraft Foods
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| align="right" | $2,700
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|-
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| AT&T
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Illinois State Medical Society
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| align="right" | $2,500
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|-
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| Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association
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| align="right" | $2,250
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|}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Frerichs
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79731
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 1,241,475
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|org1 = Illinois Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Illinois Federation of Teachers
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|org3 = Illinois Pro-Choice
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|org4 = Illinois Laborers
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|org5 = Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 149
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|orgamount1 = 898563
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|orgamount2 = 47192
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|orgamount3 = 38530
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|orgamount4 = 20000
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|orgamount5 = 20000
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|}}
  
==District 52==
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Frerichs
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30427
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = lost
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 18,496
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|org1 = Friends of Michael J Madigan
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|org2 = Frerichs, James & Jenny
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|org3 = Roeco
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|org4 = Roessler, Kenneth
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|org5 = Frerichs, Michael
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|orgamount1 = 3000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 450
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|}}
  
Frerichs represents Illinois Senate District 52.  District 52 includes the Champaign-Urbana Area and the University of Illinois<ref>[http://www.ilchamber.org/Chamber_PAC/District_maps/legislative_dist_il.pdf "Illinois Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009]</ref>.
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Frerichs  
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|full Name = Mike Frerichs
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30054
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|new = lost
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 30,752
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|org1 = Laborers
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|org2 = East Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council
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|org3 = Mid-Central Illinois District Council of Carpenters
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|org4 = Goldstein, John
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|org5 = Democratic Party Of IL
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|orgamount1 = 4350
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|orgamount2 = 2750
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|orgamount3 = 2200
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 1798
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|}}
  
==Personal==
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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====2012====
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Frerichs received a score of 42.86 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 34th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
Mike is married to Laura Frerichs and reside in Gifford, Illinois.
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==Personal==
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Mike has a wife, Laura.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Mike + Frerichs + Illinois + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Mike+Frerichs+Illinois+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Mike Frerichs News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.mikeforillinois.com/ Mike Frerichs' campaign website]
 
*[http://www.mikeforillinois.com/ Mike Frerichs' campaign website]
* [http://mikefrerichs.com/ Sen. Frerichs' personal website]
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* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1726 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
* [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=96&MemberID=1522 Biography from the Illinois General Assembly]
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 18339 | surge = 166017 | c-span = | followthemoney = | worldcat = | fb = mikeforillinois | twitter =  | youtube = | linked =  | nndb = | wikipedia = Mike_Frerichs }}
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=18339 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142839 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=116925 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96955 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79731 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30427 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30054 1998]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=18339 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=96955 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=79731 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30427 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=30054 1998]
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* [http://www.statesurge.com/members/166017-michael-w-frerichs-illinois Sen. Frerichs on State Surge]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Frerichs/191309156960 Mike Frerichs on Facebook]
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Revision as of 08:01, 18 July 2013

Mike Frerichs
Michael Frerichs.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 52
Incumbent
In office
2006 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sYale University (1995)
Personal
BirthdayJuly 28, 1973
Place of birthGifford, Illinois
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mike Frerichs is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 52. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Frierchs earned his Bachelor's from Yale University in 1995. His professional experience includes working as a teacher and Certified Public Finance Officer.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Conservation
Committee of the Whole
Financial Institutions
Higher Education, Chairperson
Licensed Activities and Pensions
Public Pensions & State Investments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Gaming license

On December 1, 2010, the Illinois Senate voted 31-20 in favor of a plan that allows for five additional casinos and electronic gaming at horse track facilities, increasing the number of licenses for casinos in the state to 15.

Under the plan, new casinos would operate in Chicago, southern Cook County, Danville, Rockford and Waukegan.

"Is it a huge expansion? Yes, I'm not going to deny it. But we have a huge deficit in the state of Illinois, we have got huge problems in the state of Illinois, so you don't look at little things to fix it, you look at big things to fix it," said the bill's sponsor, Sen. Terry Link, D-Waukegan.

Lawmakers like Frerichs would prefer another way to increase revenue. Frerichs said he'd like to see General Motors return to Danville, but that isn't happening.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Frerichs won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 52. Frerichs was unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated John Christian Bambenek (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois State Senate, District 52, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Frerichs Incumbent 64.8% 48,493
     Republican John Christian Bambenek 35.2% 26,310
Total Votes 74,803


Endorsements

Mike Frerichs's campaign website lists the following endorsements:[6]

  • Scott Eisenhauer, Republican and Mayor of Danville
  • Laurel Prussing, Democrat and Mayor of Urbana
  • Dave Lucas, Republican and Mayor of Homer
  • Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois
  • Illinois AFL-CIO

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

Frerichs won re-election to the 52nd District Seat in the Illinois State Senate against Republican Al Reynolds.[7]

Illinois State Senate, District 52 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Frerichs (D) 32,583 61.44%
Al Reynolds (R) 20,450 38.56%
The election took place on November 2, 2010. McCarter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.[8]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Mike Frerichs won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 52 receiving 27,149 votes, ahead of Republican Judith Myers (26,607 votes), and Socialist Joseph Parnarauskis (1,894 votes).[9]


Illinois State Senate, District 52 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Frerichs (D) 27,149
Judith Myers (R) 26,607
Joseph Parnarauskis (S) 1,894

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Frerichs is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Frerichs raised a total of $2,338,200 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[10]

Mike Frerichs's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 52 Won $456,292
2010 Illinois State Senate, District 52 Won $413,664
2008 Illinois State Senate, District 52 Not up for election $177,521
2006 Illinois State Senate, District 52 Won $1,241,475
2000 Illinois State House, District 104 Defeated $18,496
1998 Illinois State House, District 104 Defeated $30,752
Grand Total Raised $2,338,200

2012

Frerichs won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $456,292.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Frerichs's campaign in 2012
Illinois Education Association$30,000
Illinois Laborers$25,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers$15,500
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois$11,000
Frerichs, Michael$10,500
Total Raised in 2012$456,292
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Frerichs won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $413,664.

2008

Frerichs was not up for election to the Illinois State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $177,521.

2006

Frerichs won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $1,241,475.

2000

Frerichs lost the election for the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $18,496.

1998

Frerichs lost the election for the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Frerichs raised a total of $30,752.

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

Frerichs received a score of 42.86 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 34th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[12]

Personal

Mike has a wife, Laura.

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