Mike Quigley

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Mike Quigley
Mike Quigley.jpg
U.S. House, Illinois, District 5
In office
April 7, 2009-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2013
Years in position 6
Base salary$174,000
Elections and appointments
Last election2010
First elected2009
Next general2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Cook County Board of Commissioners
High schoolGlenbard North High School (1971)
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Master'sUniversity of Chicago
J.D.Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Date of birthOctober 17, 1958
Place of birthIndianapolis, Indiana
ReligionRoman Catholic
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]

Based on an analysis of bill sponsorship by GovTrack, Quigley is a "moderate Democratic follower".[2]


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.[3]


Committee assignments

U.S. House of Representatives



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.[4]



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.


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.[5]

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


Mike Quigley (2012)[6] Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Pre-Primary[7]March 8, 2012$509,684.82$67,854.82$(33,118.80)$544,420.84
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2012$54,420.84$47,560.00$(70,728.47)$521,252.37
Running totals


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 .[9]


Quigley lives with his wife Barbara, daughters Alyson and Meghan, and two dogs in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood where he has lived since 1982.[10]

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