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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 to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Pihos' earned her B.A. from Mount Union College in 1968 and her M.S. in Education from Northern Illinois University in 1971. Pihos' professional experience includes working as a teacher and guidance counselor, and serving on the Parent Council of Glen Crest Junior High.[1]

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

2014

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Peter Breen defeated incumbent Sandra M. Pihos in the Republican primary and will face Marian Tomlinson (D), who filed to run on June 2, in the general election.[2][3][4]

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.[5][6][7]

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.[8]

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.[9]

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.[10]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Pihos is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Pihos raised a total of $422,681 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[11]

Sandra M. Pihos's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 48 Won $46,325
2010 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $48,381
2008 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $51,917
2006 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $57,305
2004 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $28,681
2002 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $190,072
Grand Total Raised $422,681

2012

Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $46,325.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sandra M. Pihos's campaign in 2012
Cochanis, Ernest & Christine$3,000
Illinois Education Association$2,500
Ameren$2,000
Unionific/Up Railroad Co$1,750
At&T$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$46,325
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $48,381.

2008

Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $51,917.

2006

Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $57,305.

2004

Pihos won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $28,681.

2002

Pihos won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Pihos raised a total of $190,072.

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."[12][13]

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.[13]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Pihos's endorsements include the following: [14]

  • The Illinois Observer

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.[15]

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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)