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  name                = Sue Rezin |
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  |Name =Sue Rezin
  political position = Candidate for<br> [[Illinois House of Representatives|Illinois State House, District 75]] |
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|Profile picture =Sue Rezin.jpg
  incumbency          = Representative-elect |
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  |Position = Illinois State Senate District 38
  assumed office     = 2011 |
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|Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = 2013 |
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  |Tenure =December 2010 - Present
  political party    = [[Republican]]|
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 11, 2017]]
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|Assumed office =2010
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  |Political party = Republican
   
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sue Rezin''' is the [[Republican]] Representative-elect for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 75|District 75 of the Illinois House of Representatives]].
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|Base salary = $67,836/year
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  |Personal website = http://www.facebook.com/people/Sue-Rezin/1105924029
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sue Rezin''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 38. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2010. She was initially elected to District 75 of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]] in the [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]] elections, but was selected to replace Sen. [[Gary Dahl]] in December and never served in the House.<ref>[http://www.ottawadelivered.com/story.cfm?id=5425&section=news ''Ottawa Delivered,'' "Rezin replaces Dahl in state Senate," December 16, 2010]</ref>
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Rezin's professional experience includes managing her family's real estate company.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Rezin's campaign website lists the following issues::<ref>[http://www.suerezin.com/category/issues/ ''Sue Rezin'', "Issues," accessed October 20, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Repeal Quinn Tax
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:Excerpt: "I will continue to fight to repeal the Democrat's lame duck tax increase, which has resulted in Illinois losing tens of thousands of jobs. Due to the tax increase, businesses and citizens are leaving Illinois at an alarming rate."
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*'''Jobs Plan
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:Excerpt: "Illinois' path to solvency starts with a successful jobs plan. Today, Illinois faces a catastrophe…with profound implications for the next generation – a fiscal crisis that is unprecedented in state history."
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*'''A True Reformer
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:Excerpt: "Rezin appointed to serve on the Unemployment Insurance Task Force to identify and recommend policy alternatives to address the burgeoning debt plaguing the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund."
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorse|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2012/03/mitt-romney-announces-support-illinois-senate-republican-leader-christine-radogno ''Mitt Romney for President,'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and Five State Senators," March 13, 2012]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rezin served on the following committees:
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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 = Committee of the Whole
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair3 = Minority Spokesperson
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|Committee2 = Education
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|Committee3 = Energy
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|Committee4 = Financial Institutions
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|Committee5 = Local Government
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|Committee6 = Public Pensions & State Investments
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|Chair6 = Co-chair
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|Committee7 = Transportation
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rezin served on these committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Illinois
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture and Conservation
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|Chair1 =
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|Chair6 = Ranking Minority Member
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|Committee2 = Appropriations II
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|Committee3 = Commerce
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|Committee4 = Committee of the Whole
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|Committee5 = Energy
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|Committee6 = Environment
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|Committee7 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
Rezin defeated incumbent Democrat [[Careen M. Gordon]] in the state's November 2, 2010 general election.<ref>[http://www.suntimes.com/news/elections/results/illinois/house/index.html ''Chicago Sun-Times,'' "2010 Election Results"]</ref>
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
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Rezin won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate]] District 38. Rezin was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated [[Christine Benson]] (D) in the general election which 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/2012GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber= Illinois State Senate, District 38, General Election
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|party1= Republican
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|party2= Democratic
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|winner1 = Sue Rezin
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Christine Benson
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|votes1 = 47852
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|votes2 = 41098
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===2010===
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Rezin defeated incumbent Democrat [[Careen M. Gordon]] in the state's November 2, 2010 general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/Downloads/ElectionInformation/VoteTotals/2010GEOfficialVote.pdf Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results]</ref>
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  office = Illinois House of Representatives, District 75 (2010)
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|-
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Sue Rezin''' (R)
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| align="right" | '''23,454'''
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| align="center" | '''56.75%'''
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| colspan="2" | Careen M. Gordon (D)
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| align="right" | 17,876
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| align="center" | 43.25%
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Rezin
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|Full name = Sue Rezin
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = July 17, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=139607 ''followthemoney.org'', "Rezin, Sue," accessed July 17, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 352897
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Illinois State Senate elections, 2012|Illinois State Senate, District 38]]
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|totalraised2010 = 385520
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010|Illinois State House, District 75]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Rezin
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|office= Illinois State Senate
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 352,897
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|org1 = Illinois Republican Party
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|org2 = Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management
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|org3 = Illinois Health Care Association
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|org4 = Stand for Children
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|org5 = Ameren
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|orgamount1 = 30012
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|orgamount2 = 30000
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|orgamount3 = 25000
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 7000
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Rezin
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|full Name = Sue Rezin
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117026
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|office= Illinois House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 385,520
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|org1 = House Republican Organization of Illinois
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|org2 = Citizens to Elect Tom Cross
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|org3 = Illinois Republican Party
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|org4 = K & S Real Estate Llc
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|org5 = Rezin, Susan
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|orgamount1 = 94217
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|orgamount2 = 48400
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|orgamount3 = 24301
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|orgamount4 = 19515
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|orgamount5 = 18385
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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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Rezin received a score of 100.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A+ according to the IOP’s grading scale.  Her score was tied for the highest among all 59 members of the [[Illinois State Senate]] included in the Vote Card.<ref name="IOP"/>
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==Personal==
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Rezin and her husband, Keith, have four children. She serves on the boards of the Morris Hospital Foundation, We Care of Grundy County, and the Community Foundation of Greater Grundy County, for which she is also vice president. She is also a member of the Gary Dahl Charity Foundation Board, which supports non-profits in her district.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Sue + Rezin + Illinois + Senate'''
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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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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.suerezin.com/ Rezin's campaign website]
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*[http://www.suerezin.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=116675 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=97&MemberID=1776 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/I-support-Sue-Rezin-for-Illinois-State-Rep/341006221325 Rezin's facebook]
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 116675 | c-span = | followthemoney = | worldcat = | fb = suerezin | flickr = | twitter =  | youtube = | linked =  | nndb = | wikipedia = Sue_Rezin }}
* [http://www.elections.state.il.us/ElectionInformation/ElecPdfViewer.aspx?ListType=ALL%20CANDIDATES%20AS%20OF%205/10/2010%206:33%20PM&ElectionID=29&ElectionType=GE&ElectionDate=11/2/2010&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=AP&OrderBy=ORDER%20BY%20OfficeBallotGroup,%20OfficeSequence,%20PartySequence,%20vwCandidates.Sequence,%20BracketID,%20vwCandidates.ID&ReportType=MediaReport&ReportFileName=CanMedia.rpt Complete 2010 General Election candidate list]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=142898 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117026 2010]
* [http://www.suntimes.com/news/elections/results/illinois/house/index.html February 2, 2010 primary election results]
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Revision as of 14:04, 17 July 2013

Sue Rezin
Sue Rezin.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 38
Incumbent
In office
December 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
AppointedDecember 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAugustana College
Personal
ProfessionCo-owner/Manager, Real Estate Company
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sue Rezin is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 38. She was first appointed to the chamber in 2010. She was initially elected to District 75 of the Illinois House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 elections, but was selected to replace Sen. Gary Dahl in December and never served in the House.[1]

Rezin's professional experience includes managing her family's real estate company.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Rezin's campaign website lists the following issues::[2]

  • Repeal Quinn Tax
Excerpt: "I will continue to fight to repeal the Democrat's lame duck tax increase, which has resulted in Illinois losing tens of thousands of jobs. Due to the tax increase, businesses and citizens are leaving Illinois at an alarming rate."
  • Jobs Plan
Excerpt: "Illinois' path to solvency starts with a successful jobs plan. Today, Illinois faces a catastrophe…with profound implications for the next generation – a fiscal crisis that is unprecedented in state history."
  • A True Reformer
Excerpt: "Rezin appointed to serve on the Unemployment Insurance Task Force to identify and recommend policy alternatives to address the burgeoning debt plaguing the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund."

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Sue Rezin endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Committee of the Whole
Education
Energy, Minority Spokesperson
Financial Institutions
Local Government
Public Pensions & State Investments, Co-chair
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Rezin won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 38. Rezin was unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012 and defeated Christine Benson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Illinois State Senate, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSue Rezin Incumbent 53.8% 47,852
     Democratic Christine Benson 46.2% 41,098
Total Votes 88,950

2010

Rezin defeated incumbent Democrat Careen M. Gordon in the state's November 2, 2010 general election.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 75 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sue Rezin (R) 23,454 56.75%
Careen M. Gordon (D) 17,876 43.25%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Rezin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Rezin raised a total of $738,417 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 17, 2013.[8]

Sue Rezin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State Senate, District 38 Won $352,897
2010 Illinois State House, District 75 Won $385,520
Grand Total Raised $738,417

2012

Rezin won election to the Illinois State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Rezin raised a total of $352,897.
Illinois State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sue Rezin's campaign in 2012
Illinois Republican Party$30,012
Chicago Land Operators Joint Labor Management$30,000
Illinois Health Care Association$25,000
Stand for Children$10,000
Ameren$7,000
Total Raised in 2012$352,897
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Rezin won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rezin raised a total of $385,520.

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

Rezin received a score of 100.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of A+ according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the highest among all 59 members of the Illinois State Senate included in the Vote Card.[10]

Personal

Rezin and her husband, Keith, have four children. She serves on the boards of the Morris Hospital Foundation, We Care of Grundy County, and the Community Foundation of Greater Grundy County, for which she is also vice president. She is also a member of the Gary Dahl Charity Foundation Board, which supports non-profits in her district.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Sue + Rezin + Illinois + Senate

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gary Dahl
Illinois Senate District 38
2011–present
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