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}}{{tnr}}'''Renée Kosel''' (b. April 3, 1943) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 37 since January 9, 2013.  She represented District 81 from 1997 to 2013 and currently serves as an [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. She is from New Lenox, Illinois.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Renée Kosel''' (b. April 3, 1943) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 37 and serving as [[State House Assistant Minority Leader|Assistant Minority Leader]]. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.
  
Kosel has a BS in Education. She is a member of the Lincoln-Way Foundation for Educational Excellence, and the United Way.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=15034 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kosel]</ref>
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Kosel received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 34th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Kosel received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 34th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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Kosel is a member of the Lincoln-Way Foundation for Educational Excellence, and the United Way.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=15034 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kosel]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1603 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Renée Kosel (R) 81st District]  
 
*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1603 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Renée Kosel (R) 81st District]  
 
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Renee Kosel
Renee Kosel.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 37
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Assistant Minority Leader. Illinois State House
Present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayApril 3, 1943
Place of birthChicago, IL
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Renée Kosel (b. April 3, 1943) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 37 and serving as Assistant Minority Leader. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Kosel earned her B.S. in Education.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Executive
Health Care Licenses
International Trade & Commerce
Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhancement
Tollway Oversight

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kosel served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Renee Kosel endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kosel won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 37. Kosel was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRenee Kosel Incumbent 100% 42,291
Total Votes 42,291


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kosel won re-election to the 81st District seat against Democrat John F. Unhoch. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 81 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Renee Kosel (R) 37,390 74.93%
John F. Unhoch (D) 12,500 25.05%
Tim Petty (Write-In) 7 0.01%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Renee Kosel won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 81 receiving 42,218 votes, ahead of Democrat Rich Kelly who received 24,206 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 81 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Renee Kosel (R) 42,218
Rich Kelly (D) 24,206

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Renee Kosel won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 81. She ran unopposed receiving 32,861 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 81 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Renee Kosel (R) 32,861

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Kosel collected $148,583 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[8]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Renee Kosel's campaign in 2010
Illinois State Dental Society$12,500
Illinois Realtors Association$4,250
Midwest Generation EME$4,000
Associated Beer Distributors Of Illinois$4,000
AT&T$3,073
Total Raised in 2010 $148,583

2008

In 2008, Kosel collected $194,130 in donations.[9]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois State Dental Society $12,000
Illinois Education Association $7,500
Illinois Hospital & Health Systems Association $4,000
Penn National Gaming $3,500
Illinois Construction Industry Committee $3,250

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."[10][11]

2012

Kosel received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 34th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[11]

Personal

Kosel is a member of the Lincoln-Way Foundation for Educational Excellence, and the United Way.[12]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Krezwick (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 37
2013 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 81
1997 – 2013
Succeeded by
Ron Sandack (R)