|Illinois House of Representatives District 53|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||16|
|Per diem||$132/per session day|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|President, Village of Buffalo Grove|
Mathias Attorney. Prior to his election to the House he served as President of the Village of Buffalo Grove from 1991-1999, and as Trustee from 1998-1999.
Mathias is a member of the Southeast Regional Planning Council - College of Lake County, Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, Buffalo Grove Chamber of Commerce Member, and the Wheeling/Prospect Heights Chamber of Commerce.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mathias has been appointed to the following committees:
- Cities & Villages, Ranking Minority Member
- Mass Transit, Ranking Minority Member
- Legislative Audit Commission
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Mathias served on the following committees:
- Appropriations-General Service
- Cities & Villages (Ranking Minority Member)
- Judiciary I - Civil Law
- Mass Transit (Ranking Minority Member)
- Railroad Industry
- Tollway Oversight (Ranking Minority Member)
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 53 (2010)|
|Sidney Mathias (R)||21,759||64.60%|
|Linda Birnbaum (D)||11,926||35.40%|
On November 4, 2008, Republican Sidney Mathias won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 53 receiving 24,132 votes, ahead of Democrat Carol Javens (20,587 votes), and Rob Sherman (Green) who received 1,264 votes.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 53 (2008)|
|Sidney Mathias (R)||24,132|
|Carol Javens (D)||20,587|
|Rob Sherman (G)||1,264|
On November 7, 2006, Republican Sidney Mathias won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 53 receiving 18,751 votes ahead of Democrat Michael MacDonald who received 12,412 votes.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 53 (2006)|
|Sidney Mathias (R)||18,751|
|Michael MacDonald (D)||12,412|
In 2008, Mathias collected $314,627 in donations.
Listed below are the five largest contributors to his campaign.
|Illinois Education Association||$39,688|
|Illinois Republican Party||$36,673|
|House Republican Organization of Illinois||$29,708|
|Illinois State Medical Society||$17,059|
- Illinois General Assembly - Representative Sidney H. Mathias (R) 53rd District
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- Sidney Mathias Campaign site
|Illinois House of Representatives District 53
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