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}}{{tnr}}'''Sandra M. Pihos''' (b. June 11, 1946) is the [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 48 since 2013. She represented District 42 from 2003 to 2013.  She also serves on Glenbard Township District 87 School Board.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sandra M. Pihos''' (b. June 11, 1946) is the [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 48. She was first elected ot the chamber in 2002.
  
Pihos worked as a teacher and served on the Parent Council of Glen Crest Junior High, and has been a guidance counselor
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Pihos' professional experience includes working as a teacher and guidance counselor, and serving on the Parent Council of Glen Crest Junior High.
 
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She is Founder/Ex-Officio Director/Volunteer with Michael's Place Literacy Center, Secretary of the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation, Trustee with the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation of the Holy Apostles Church Women's Organization, and [[sunshinereview:DuPage County, Illinois|DuPage County]] Workforce Development Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=MIL91333 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Pihos]</ref>
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Pihos received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Pihos received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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Pihos is Founder/Ex-Officio Director/Volunteer with Michael's Place Literacy Center, Secretary of the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation, Trustee with the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation of the Holy Apostles Church Women's Organization, and [[sunshinereview:DuPage County, Illinois|DuPage County]] Workforce Development Board.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=MIL91333 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Pihos]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1672 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Sandra M. Pihos (R) 42nd District]
 
*[http://www.ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1672 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Sandra M. Pihos (R) 42nd District]
 
**[http://ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1264 Bills] [http://ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1264 Committees]
 
**[http://ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1264 Bills] [http://ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1264 Committees]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=MIL91333 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/33923/sandra-pihos#.UdHgJ4YlPsY Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=MIL91333 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/33923/sandra-pihos#.UdHgKYYlPsY Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98789 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417372 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395970 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18715 2002]
 
*Campaign contributions:[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98789 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417372 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395970 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18715 2002]
 
*[http://www.sandrapihos.com/ Sandra Pihos Official Campaign Website]
 
*[http://www.sandrapihos.com/ Sandra Pihos Official Campaign Website]

Revision as of 15:02, 1 July 2013

Sandra M. Pihos
Sandra Pihos.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 48
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMount Union College, 1968
Master'sNorthern Illinois University, 1971
Personal
BirthdayJune 11, 1946
Place of birthPittsburgh, PA
ReligionGreek Orthodox
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sandra M. Pihos (b. June 11, 1946) is the Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 48. She was first elected ot the chamber in 2002.

Pihos' professional experience includes working as a teacher and guidance counselor, and serving on the Parent Council of Glen Crest Junior High.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Accountability & Administrative Review
Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education
Consumer Protection
Elementary & Secondary Education
Housing
Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development
Tollway Oversight
Legislative Audit Commission

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pihos won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 48. Pihos was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 48, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSandra M. Pihos Incumbent 100% 39,178
Total Votes 39,178


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pihos won re-election to the 42nd District seat against Democrat Kathryn F. Vlahos. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra M. Pihos (R) 23,007 64.13%
Kathryn F. Vlahos (D) 12,868 35.87%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Sandra Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 42. He ran unopposed receiving 40,000 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandra M. Pihos (R) 40,000

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Sandra Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 42 receiving 21,493 votes ahead of Democrat Thomas Hanlon who received 13,092 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 42 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Miller (R) 21,493
Thomas Hanlon (D) 13,092

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Pihos collected $48,381 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[7]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sandra M. Pihos's campaign in 2010
Illinois State Medical Society$2,000
AT&T$1,814
Walgreens$1,750
Tekno Telecom LLC$1,500
Illinois Optometric Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $48,381

2008

In 2008, Pihos collected $51,917 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Comcast $3,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $2,000
James Pihos $2,000
Holland & Knight $2,000
Illinois State Medical Society $2,000

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."[9][10]

2012

Pihos received a score of 75.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of B- according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 12th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[10]

Personal

Pihos is Founder/Ex-Officio Director/Volunteer with Michael's Place Literacy Center, Secretary of the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation, Trustee with the Partnership for Educational Progress Foundation of the Holy Apostles Church Women's Organization, and DuPage County Workforce Development Board.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Connelly (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 48
2013 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 42
2003 – 2013
Succeeded by
Jeanne M. Ives (R)