Mike Quigley

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Mike Quigley
Mike Quigley.jpg
U.S. House, Illinois, District 5
Incumbent
In office
April 7, 2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2009
Next general2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Cook County Board of Commissioners
1998-2009
Education
High schoolGlenbard North High School (1971)
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
J.D.Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Personal
BirthdayOctober 17, 1958
Place of birthIndianapolis, Indiana
ProfessionLawyer
ReligionRoman Catholic
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Mike Quigley campaign logo
Michael "Mike" Quigley (b. October 17, 1958) is a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Quigley was elected by voters from Illinois' 5th congressional district. Quigley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[1]

Biography

Quigley did his undergraduate work at Roosevelt University, earned a master’s degree in public policy from the University of Chicago, and a law degree from the Loyola University School of Law, all in Chicago. He also served as an adjunct professor of political science at Loyola University Chicago and Roosevelt University, lecturing on politics, the environment and local government. He was a practicing lawyer for almost twenty years.[2]

Career

Committee Assignments

U.S. House of Representatives

2011-2012

Issues

Political Positions

Percentage voting with party

Mike Quigley voted with the Democratic Party 90 of the time, which ranked 147 among the 192 House Democratic members as of November 2011.[3]


Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 5th congressional district elections, 2012

Quigley is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinos' 5th District. Quigley is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.

Quigley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. He will face Republican candidate Dan Schmitt in the general election on November 6, 2012.

2010

On November 2, 2010, Quigley won re-election to the United States House of Representatives. He defeated David Ratowitz (R) and Matthew Reichel (G) in the general election.[4]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 5th Congressional District, General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMike Quigley Incumbent 70.6% 108,360
     Republican David Ratowitz 25.4% 38,935
     Green Matthew Reichel 4% 6,140
Total Votes 153,435

Campaign donors

2010

Breakdown of the source of Quigleys's campaign funds before the 2010 election.

Quigley won re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010. During that re-election cycle, Quigley's campaign committee raised a total of $1,301,374 and spent $1,087,121 .[5]

U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 5th Congressional District, 2010 - Mike Quigley Campaign Contributions
Total Raised $1,301,374
Total Spent $1,087,121
Total Raised by General Election Opponent $64,276
Total Spent by General Election Opponent $64,276
Top contributors to Mike Quigley's campaign committee
Clifford Law Offices$35,200
American Assn for Justice$20,000
Development Specialists Inc$19,000
United Auto Workers$19,000
Service Employees International Union$15,000
Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee
Lawyers/Law Firms$220,400
Real Estate$83,664
Securities & Investment$61,450
Public Sector Unions$54,500
Business Services$47,850

Personal

Quigley lives with his wife Barbara, daughters Alyson and Meghan, and two dogs in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood where he has lived since 1982.[6]

External Links


References

Political offices
Preceded by
Rahm Emanuel
U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois' District 5
2009–present
Succeeded by
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