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===Millionaires' tax===
In April 2014, Drury voted against a "millionaires' tax", one of two Democrats in the [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois House]] to vote against the measure.<ref>[ '''', "Illinois millionaires’ tax dies, but other tax plans very much alive," April 11, 2014]</ref>

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Scott Drury
Scott Drury.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 58
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of California, Berkeley (1995)
J.D.Northwestern University School of Law (1998)
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Scott Drury is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 58. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Drury earned his B.A. in Political Economy of Industrialized Societies from the University of California-Berkeley in 1995 and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 1998. Drury's professional experience includes working as an adjunct professor of Trial Advocacy form Northwestern University School of Law, and counsel to Reed Smith Limited Liability Partnership.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Human Services
Higher Education
Personnel & Pensions
Tollway Oversight


Millionaires' tax

In April 2014, Drury voted against a "millionaires' tax", one of two Democrats in the Illinois House to vote against the measure.[2]



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Scott Drury ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Mark Neerhof ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Drury then defeated Neerhof in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Illinois House of Representatives District 58, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Drury Incumbent 56% 20,252
     Republican Mark Neerhof 44% 15,895
Total Votes 36,147


See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Drury won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 58. Drury was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Mark L. Shaw in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[7][8][9]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Drury 55.9% 27,295
     Republican Mark L. Shaw 44.1% 21,552
Total Votes 48,847

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Drury is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Drury raised a total of $446,179 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[10]

Scott Drury's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 58 Won $446,179
Grand Total Raised $446,179


Drury won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Drury raised a total of $446,179.
Illinois House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Scott Drury's campaign in 2012
Illinois Democratic Party$179,452
Democratic Party of Illinois$31,635
Friends Of Michael J Madigan$20,000
Illinois Education Association$18,000
Stand for Children$17,108
Total Raised in 2012$446,179
Source: Follow the Money



In 2012, Drury's endorsements included the following:[11]

  • Chicago Tribune
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce PAC
  • Personal PAC
  • Planned Parenthood Illinois Action
  • Sierra Club


Drury and his wife, Shelby, have two children.[1]

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Preceded by
Karen May (D)
Illinois House of Representatives District 58
Succeeded by