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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 53
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}}{{tnr}}'''Shane Cultra''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the 105th district since 2003.
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{{tnr}}'''Shane Cultra''' is a former [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 53 from 2011 to 2013.  Cultra was selected to replace [[Dan Rutherford]], who was elected [[Illinois Treasurer]].  He previously served in the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing the 105th district from 2003 to 2010.
  
 
Cultra is the former President of Onarga Nursery, and Girls Basketball Coach at Saint John's Lutheran School in Buckley.
 
Cultra is the former President of Onarga Nursery, and Girls Basketball Coach at Saint John's Lutheran School in Buckley.
  
He is Chair of the Grand Prairie Seminary Board of Trustees, member of the Lions Club, Onarga Christian Church, and Chair of the Onarga Community Center.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33632 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Cultra]</ref>
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He is Chair of the Grand Prairie Seminary Board of Trustees of the Lions Club, Onarga Christian Church, and Chair of the Onarga Community Center.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33632 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Cultra]</ref>
  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cultra served on these committees:
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* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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* [[Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Ranking Minority Member
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* [[Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Public Health Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Redistricting Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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* Subcommittee on New Districts
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* Subcommittee on Property Taxes
  
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cultra served on these committees:
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* [[Access to Federal Funding Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Access to Federal Funding]]
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* [[Agriculture & Conservation Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Agriculture & Conservation]]
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* [[Electric Generation & Commerce Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Electric Generation & Commerce]]
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* [[Labor Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Labor]]
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* [[Railroad Industry Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Railroad Industry]]
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* [[Renewable Energy Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Renewable Energy]] (Ranking Minority Member)
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Cultra ran for re-election to the [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] in District 53 in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]]. Cultra lost to [[Jason Barickman]], current [[Illinois House of Representatives|House]] incumbent in District 105, in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results"]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "2012 Primary results"]</ref>
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Cultra won re-election to the 105th District seat against [[Green Party]] candidate [[Vince LaMie]].  He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd.  The general election took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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| align="right" | '''29,199'''
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===2008===
 
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In 2008, Cultra collected $54,908 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98647|2008 Cultra Campaign Donors]</ref>
 
In 2008, Cultra collected $54,908 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98647|2008 Cultra Campaign Donors]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Illinois Opportunity Project===
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::''See also: [[Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card]]''
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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."<ref>[https://illinoisopportunity.org/the-project/ Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013]</ref><ref name="IOP">[http://illinoisopportunity.org/votecard/ Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013]</ref>
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Cultra received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the 17th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
  
 
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==Recent news==
==Committee membership==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Shane + Cultra + Illinois + Senate'''
* [[Access to Federal Funding Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Access to Federal Funding]]
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* [[Agriculture & Conservation Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Agriculture & Conservation]]
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* [[Electric Generation & Commerce Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Electric Generation & Commerce]]
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* [[Labor Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Labor]]
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* [[Railroad Industry Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Railroad Industry]]
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* [[Renewable Energy Committee, Illinois House of Representatives|Renewable Energy]] (Ranking Minority Member)
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==External links==
 
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*[http://ilga.gov/house/Rep.asp?MemberID=1244 Illinois General Assembly - Representative Shane Cultra (R) 105th District]
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**[http://ilga.gov/house/RepBills.asp?MemberID=1244 Bills] [http://ilga.gov/house/RepCommittees.asp?MemberID=1244 Committees]
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*[http://senatorcultra.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=33632 Project Vote Smart - Representative Shane Cultra (IL)] profile
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1774 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98647 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417217 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395842 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18562 2002]  
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=98647 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200614&c=417217 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200414&c=395842 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?si=200214&c=18562 2002]
  
 
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Revision as of 22:23, 14 May 2013

Shane Cultra
Shane Cultra.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 53
Former member
In office
January 12, 2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
AppointedNovember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Illinois House of Representatives
2003 – 2010
Personal
Place of birthOnarga, Illinois
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Shane Cultra is a former Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 53 from 2011 to 2013. Cultra was selected to replace Dan Rutherford, who was elected Illinois Treasurer. He previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 105th district from 2003 to 2010.

Cultra is the former President of Onarga Nursery, and Girls Basketball Coach at Saint John's Lutheran School in Buckley.

He is Chair of the Grand Prairie Seminary Board of Trustees of the Lions Club, Onarga Christian Church, and Chair of the Onarga Community Center.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cultra served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cultra served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Cultra ran for re-election to the Illinois State Senate in District 53 in the 2012 election. Cultra lost to Jason Barickman, current House incumbent in District 105, in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois State Senate, District 53 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJason Barickman 62.4% 19,738
Shane Cultra 37.6% 11,878
Total Votes 31,616

2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cultra won re-election to the 105th District seat against Green Party candidate Vince LaMie. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 105 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Shane Cultra (R) 29,199 82.65%
Vince LaMie (G) 6,130 17.35%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Shane Cultra won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 105 receiving 40,127 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 105 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Shane Cultra (R) 40,127

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Shane Cultra won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 105 receiving 40,127 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 105 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Shane Cultra (R) 40,127

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Cultra collected $54,908 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois State Medical Society $3,500
Iroquois County Republican Committee $2,000
AT&T $1,500
Illinois Chamber of Commerce $1,500
Ameren $1,500

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

Cultra received a score of 87.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A- according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 17th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[10]

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dan Rutherford (R)
Illinois Senate District 53
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Jason Barickman (R)
Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 105
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Jason Barickman (R)