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}}{{tnr}}'''Rita Mayfield''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 60 since July 6, 2010. She was appointed to fill the seat after the death of [[Eddie Washington]].<ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=7540259 ''ABC 7,'' "Mayfield becomes newest state representative," July 6, 2010]</ref>.  Mayfield won election to a full two-year term in [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 35|November of 2010]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rita Mayfield''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 60. She was first appointed to the chamber on July 6, 2010.<ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=7540259 ''ABC 7,'' "Mayfield becomes newest state representative," July 6, 2010]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

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Rita Mayfield
Rita Mayfield.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 60
Incumbent
In office
July 6, 2010-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJuly 6, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sColumbia College
Master'sBenedictine University
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Rita Mayfield is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 60. She was first appointed to the chamber on July 6, 2010.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Appropriations-Human Services
Bio-Technology
Consumer Protection
Elementary & Secondary Education
Energy, Vice-chair
Public Utilities
Transportation: Vehicles & Safety

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Mayfield won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 60. Mayfield was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Jackie Burleson (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRita Mayfield Incumbent 74.9% 20,613
     Republican Jackie Burleson 25.1% 6,906
Total Votes 27,519


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Mayfield won re-election to the 60th District seat unopposed. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5][6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 60 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Rita Mayfield (D) 10,567 94.26%
Valerie DeVost (Write-in) 643 5.74%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Mayfield collected $28,692 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[7]


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."[8][9]

2012

Mayfield received a score of 28.57 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 93rd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Eddie Washington (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 60
July 2010 - Present
Succeeded by
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