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==Biography==
 
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Landek earned his B.A. in Public Administration from Roosevelt University. His professional experience includes working as a park district commissioner for the State of Illinois.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/128784/steven-landek#.UwYPKkJdU78 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref>
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Landek is the Mayor of Bridgeview.  He earned his B.A. in Public Administration from Roosevelt University. Landek's professional experience includes working as a park district commissioner for the State of Illinois.<ref name=IGA>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?MemberID=1997 ''Illinois General Assembly,'' "Senator Steven M. Landek," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref><ref name=PVS>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/128784/steven-landek#.UwYPKkJdU78 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Landek served on the following committees:<ref>[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?MemberID=1997 ''Illinois General Assembly,'' "Senator Steven M. Landek," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref>
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Landek received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 24th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
 
Landek received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale.  His score was tied for the 24th highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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Revision as of 09:51, 20 February 2014

Steve Landek
Steve Landek.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 12
Incumbent
In office
February 5, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Mayor of Bridgeview
1999 - Present
Education
High schoolArgo Community
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Personal
ProfessionMayor
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steven M. Landek is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 12. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2011.[1]

Biography

Landek is the Mayor of Bridgeview. He earned his B.A. in Public Administration from Roosevelt University. Landek's professional experience includes working as a park district commissioner for the State of Illinois.[2][3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Landek served on the following committees:[2]

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations II
Committee of the Whole
Labor and Commerce
Local Government
Revenue
State Government & Veterans Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Landek served on these committees:[4]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Landek's campaign website listed the following issues:[5]

  • Pension reform
Excerpt: "I’m pushing for pension reform to make legislatures receive the same benefits that state employees receive, not more."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "I am working to consolidate government and save our precious tax dollars. When a tax dollar is spent, I want it to have meaning in terms of effective and necessary services for you."
  • Education, transportation, and economy
Excerpt: "I will put my experience to work for you, and take my fight for better education, improved transportation, creating a better economy and more jobs in Illinois to the Illinois Legislature where I will be your voice."

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois State Senate 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 Steven Landek ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[6][7][8]

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Landek won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 12. He defeated Raul Montes, Jr. in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 2012[9][10] and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. Current District 12 incumbent Martin Sandoval ran for re-election in District 11.[11][12][13]

Illinois State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Landek Incumbent 100% 37,949
Total Votes 37,949
Illinois State Senate, District 12 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Landek Incumbent 66.5% 7,121
Raul Montes, Jr. 33.5% 3,583
Total Votes 10,704

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Landek is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Landek raised a total of $157,779 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.[14]

Steve Landek's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 12 Won $157,779
Grand Total Raised $157,779

2012

Landek won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Landek raised a total of $157,779.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Landek's campaign in 2012
Bridgeview Active Party$20,000
At&T$4,500
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association$4,000
Illinois Chamber of Commerce$4,000
Gold Coast Distributing Inc$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$157,779
Source:Follow the Money

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."[15][16]

2012

Landek received a score of 62.50 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C- according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 24th highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[16]

Personal

Landek lives in Bridgeview, Illinois.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Sandoval (D)
Illinois Senate District 12
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Louis Viverito
Illinois Senate District 11
2011–present
Succeeded by
Martin Sandoval (D)