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  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
  |Prior office = Mayor of Bridgeview
  |Prior office = Mayor of Bridgeview
  |Prior office years = 1999 - Present
  |Prior office years = 1999 - Present

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Steve Landek
Steve Landek.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 12
In office
February 5, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Office website
Campaign website
Steve Landek is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 12. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2011.[1]

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.

Committee assignments


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

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


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



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[2][3] 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.[4][5][6]

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.[7]

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


Landek won re-election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Landek raised a total of $157,779.


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."[8][9]


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.[9]

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