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Sara Feigenholtz
Sara Feigenholtz.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 12
Incumbent
In office
1995-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 19
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern Illinois University, 1979
Personal
BirthdayDecember 11, 1956
Place of birthChicago, IL
ProfessionPresident, SKF Consulting, Incorporated
ReligionJewish
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sara Feigenholtz (b. December 11, 1956) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 12. She was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Biography

Feigenholtz earned her B.A. in Political Science and Speech and Performing Arts from Northeastern Illinois University in 1979. Her professional experience includes working as President of SKF Consulting and Chief of Staff to Illinois State Senator John Cullerton.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Adoption Reform, Chair
Appropriations-Human Services
Public Utilities
Tourism & Conventions

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Feigenholtz 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. Incumbent Sara Feigenholtz ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Feigenholtz won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 12. Feigenholtz ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and ran unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSara Feigenholtz Incumbent 100% 40,397
Total Votes 40,397

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Feingenholtz won re-election to the 12th District seat against Republican Dave Lenkowski. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 12 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Feigenholtz (D) 22,272 68.95%
Dave Lenkowski (R) 10,031 31.05%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Democrat Sara Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 12 receiving 38,502 votes, ahead of Tim Quirk(G) who received 7,100 votes.[9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 12 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Feigenholtz (D) 38,502
Tim Quirk (G) 7,100

2006

On November 7, 2006, Democrat Sara Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 12 receiving 23,749 votes ahead of Republican Richard Caner who received 5,524 votes.[10]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 12 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sara Feigenholtz (D) 23,749
Richard Caner (R) 5,524

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Feigenholtz is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Feigenholtz raised a total of $1,608,286 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[11]

Sara Feigenholtz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $345,673
2010 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $168,980
2008 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $234,054
2006 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $231,315
2004 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $180,962
2002 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $165,846
2000 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $116,671
1998 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $79,776
1996 Illinois State House, District 12 Won $85,009
Grand Total Raised $1,608,286

2012

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $345,673.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sara Feigenholtz's campaign in 2012
Illinois Hospital Association$15,000
Wrigleyville Rooftops$10,000
Alliance for Living$10,000
Illinois Health Care Association$10,000
Affordable Assisted Living Coalition$10,000
Total Raised in 2012$345,673
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $168,980.

2008

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $234,054.

2006

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $231,315.

2004

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $180,962.

2002

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $165,846.

2000

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $116,671.

1998

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $79,776.

1996

Feigenholtz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Feigenholtz raised a total of $85,009.

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

Feigenholtz received a score of 37.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 80th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card. [13]

Personal

Feigenholtz is married to Manuel. She is a member of the Illinois Masonic Charitable Foundation, Lincoln Park Conservancy Board, State Director of Women in Government of the Central Lakeview Merchants Association, Lakeview Citizens' Council, Theatre Building Advisory Board, and the Conference of Women Legislators.[14]

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