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  |Name =Steve Landek
 
  |Name =Steve Landek
 
  |Profile picture =Steve Landek.jpg
 
  |Profile picture =Steve Landek.jpg
  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 11
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 12
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure =February 5, 2011 - Present
 
  |Tenure =February 5, 2011 - Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 12, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 14, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office =2011
 
  |Assumed office =2011
 
  |Political party =Democratic |Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Base salary = $67,836/year
 
  |Base salary = $67,836/year
  |Per diem = $132/day
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  |Per diem = $111/day
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Last election =  
 
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  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits =  
 
  |Term limits =  
  |Next election = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |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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  |High school =  
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  |High school = Argo Community
 
  |Associate's =  
 
  |Associate's =  
 
  |Bachelor's =Roosevelt University
 
  |Bachelor's =Roosevelt University
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  |Profession =
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  |Profession = Mayor
 
  |Religion =
 
  |Religion =
 
  |Office website =http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1798
 
  |Office website =http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1798
  |Campaign website = http://www.senatorlandek.com/
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  |Campaign website = http://landekcampaign.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Steve Landek''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]]. He has represented District 11 since his appointment in February 2011 to fill the unexpired term of [[Louis Viverito]].<ref>[http://www.bridgeviews.net/2011/03/mayor-adds-title-of-state-senator.html ''BridgeViews,'' "Mayor adds Title of State Senator," March 1, 2011]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Steven M. Landek''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing [[Illinois State Senate District 12|District 12]]. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2011.<ref>[http://www.bridgeviews.net/2011/03/mayor-adds-title-of-state-senator.html ''BridgeViews,'' "Mayor adds Title of State Senator," March 1, 2011]</ref>
  
Landek earned his BA in Public Administration from Roosevelt University.  He worked as a park district commissioner for the State of Illinois from 1975 to 1996. He has served as Mayor of Bridgeview, Illinois, since 1999.
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==Biography==
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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>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Landek served on the following committees:<ref name=IGA/>
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations II
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair2 =
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|Committee2 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee3 = Labor and Commerce
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|Committee4 = Local Government
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|Committee5 = Revenue
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|Committee6 = State Government & Veterans Affairs
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|Chair6 = Chair
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Landek has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Landek served on these committees:<ref>[http://www.senatorlandek.com/landekbio.htm ''Senator Landek,'' "Steven M. Landek," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref>
* [[Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|State = Illinois
* [[Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Human Services Committee, Illinois State Senate]], Vice Chair
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|Collapse = Yes
* [[Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
* [[Revenue Committee, Illinois State Senate]]
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|Committee1 = Appropriations II
* Subcommittee on Amendments (Revenue)
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|Chair1 =
* Subcommittee on Annexation
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
* Subcommittee on New Districts
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|Committee2 = Commerce
* Subcommittee on Special Issues (Revenue)
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|Committee3 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee4 = Human Services
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 = Revenue
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|Committee7 =
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2014====
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Landek's campaign website listed the following issues:<ref>[http://landekcampaign.com/ ''Citizens for Steve Landek,'' "Illinois Senator 12th District," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref>
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*'''Pension reform'''
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:Excerpt: "I’m pushing for pension reform to make legislatures receive the same benefits that state employees receive, not more."
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*'''Taxes'''
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: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."
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*'''Education, transportation, and economy'''
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: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==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{IL SD12 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
::''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Landek won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 12. He defeated [[Raul Montes, Jr.]] in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 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> 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.<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/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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Landek won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 12. He defeated [[Raul Montes, Jr.]] in the Democratic Primary on March 20, 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," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref> 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.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'', "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GPOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed February 20, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf ''Illinois State Board of Elections,'' “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Landek
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|Full name = Steve Landek
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|year = 2012
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|Editdate = July 12, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=413153 ''followthemoney.org'', "Landek, Steven," accessed July 12, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Democratic
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|totalraised2012 = 157779
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 12]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 157,779
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|org1 = Bridgeview Active Party
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|org2 = At&T
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|org3 = Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
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|org4 = Illinois Chamber of Commerce
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|org5 = Gold Coast Distributing Inc
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|orgamount1 = 20000
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|orgamount2 = 4500
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|orgamount3 = 4000
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|orgamount4 = 4000
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|orgamount5 = 4000
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|}}
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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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====2012====
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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"/>
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==Endorsements==
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In 2014, Landek's endorsements included the following:<ref>[http://www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Equality-Illinois-PAC-issues-endorsements/45896.html ''Windy City Media Group,'' "Equality Illinois PAC issues endorsements," January 17, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://www.ilafl-cio.org/documents/COPEendorsements11614.pdf ''Illinois AFL-CIO,'' "2014 Illinois AFL-CIO Primary Election Endorsements," accessed March 5, 2014]</ref>
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* Equality Illinois Political Action Committee
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* The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
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==Personal==
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Landek lives in Bridgeview, Illinois.<ref name=PVS/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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*[[Illinois State Senate]]
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*[[Illinois State Senate#Standing committees|Senate Committees]]
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*[[Illinois State Legislature]]
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*[[Illinois state legislative districts]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/128784/steven-landek#.UwYPKkJdU78 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://landekcampaign.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=1997 Biography, bills and committees] at the 98th Illinois General Assembly
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**Previous sessions: [http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1798 97th]
 
*[http://www.senatorlandek.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://www.senatorlandek.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1798 Illinois Senate - Steve Landek]
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*[http://openstates.org/il/legislators/ILL000030/steven-m-landek/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=128784 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2011-11-20/news/ct-met-bridgeview-club-20111120_1_strip-club-liquor-license-felons Strip club brought together a shadowy alliance], ''Chicago Tribune'', November 20, 2011
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*Campaign contributions via [http://www.followthemoney.org/ Follow the Money]: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143930 2012]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 11:23, 21 May 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]

Endorsements

In 2014, Landek's endorsements included the following:[17][18]

  • Equality Illinois Political Action Committee
  • The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)

Personal

Landek lives in Bridgeview, Illinois.[3]

Recent news

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All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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See also

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References

  1. BridgeViews, "Mayor adds Title of State Senator," March 1, 2011
  2. 2.0 2.1 Illinois General Assembly, "Senator Steven M. Landek," accessed February 20, 2014
  3. 3.0 3.1 Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed February 20, 2014
  4. Senator Landek, "Steven M. Landek," accessed February 20, 2014
  5. Citizens for Steve Landek, "Illinois Senator 12th District," accessed February 20, 2014
  6. Illinois Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
  7. Illinois Board of Elections, "General Primary Election Official Canvass," April 18, 2014
  8. Illinois Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
  9. Illinois State Board of Elections, "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
  10. Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed February 20, 2014
  11. Illinois State Board of Elections, "Candidate List," accessed December 5, 2011
  12. Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results," accessed February 20, 2014
  13. Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012
  14. followthemoney.org, "Landek, Steven," accessed July 12, 2013
  15. Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013
  16. 16.0 16.1 Illinois Opportunity Project, "Legislative Vote Card home page," accessed February 21, 2013
  17. Windy City Media Group, "Equality Illinois PAC issues endorsements," January 17, 2014
  18. Illinois AFL-CIO, "2014 Illinois AFL-CIO Primary Election Endorsements," accessed March 5, 2014
Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Sandoval (D)
Illinois Senate District 12
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Louis Viverito
Illinois Senate District 11
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Martin Sandoval (D)