Sandy Cole

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Sandy Cole
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Illinois House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/per session day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, Lake County Forest Preserves
1996-present
Education
Bachelor'sRockford College, 1976
Personal
BirthdayDecember 29, 1953
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Sandy Cole (b. December 29, 1953) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 62nd district since 2007. She is also a Lake County Board Commissioner and Lake County Forest Preserves Commissioner.

Cole worked as an Office Manager with Cole, Martin and Company from 1992-1996.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cole has been appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Primary Bill Sponsor

Bill Name/Short Description Synopsis
HB0259 Plastic Bag Recycling Act Requires retailers that distribute plastic bags to consumers to implement a plastic bag collection and recycling program. Sets out plastic bag recycling program requirements. Provides that any retailer who knowingly violates the Act is guilty of a business offense punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000.


Elections

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cole won re-election to the 62nd District seat against Democrat Rich Voltair.[2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 62 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sandy Cole (R) 20,010 66.63%
Rich Voltair (D) 10,020 33.37%

She defeated Paul Mitchell in the Republican primary on February 2nd by a margin of 4,344 to 2,675. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Sandy Cole won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 62. She ran unopposed receiving 36,733 votes.[4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 62 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandy Cole (R) 36,733

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Sandy Cole won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 62 receiving 14,737 votes, ahead of Democrat Sharyn Elman who received 13,824 votes.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 62 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sandy Cole (R) 22,544
Sharyn Elman (D) 13,824

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Cole collected $64,407 in donations.[6]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
House Republican Organization of Illinois $17,435
Citizens for Sandy Cole $6,759
Sandy Cole $2,967
Comcast $2,000
Illinois State Medical Society $2,000


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Political offices
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 62
2007–present
Succeeded by
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