|Illinois State Senate District 38|
|December 2010 - Present|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Profession||Co-owner/Manager, Real Estate Company|
Rezin 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.
She manages her family's real estate company. She also 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. Rezin is a graduate of Augustana College. She and her husband, Keith, have four children.
Rezin's campaign website lists the following issues::
- 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."
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rezin served on these committees:
- Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Energy Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Environment Committee, Illinois State Senate, Ranking Minority Member
- 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.
|Illinois State Senate, District 38, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Sue Rezin Incumbent||53.8%||47,852|
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 75 (2010)|
|Sue Rezin (R)||23,454||56.75%|
|Careen M. Gordon (D)||17,876||43.25%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Rezin raised $385,520 in contributions. 
Her four largest contributors were:
|House Republican Organization Of Illinois||$94,217|
|Citizens To Elect Tom Cross||$48,400|
|Illinois Republican Party||$24,301|
|K & S Real Estate LLC||$19,515|
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- Pension reform passes Illinois General Assembly - Morris Daily Herald
- Protected: SUBSCRIBERS ONLY - Today's edition of Capitol Fax (use all CAPS ... - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- Legislator wants to get legislators, CEOs off the hook - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- A takeover bid - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- More Golden Horseshoes - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- Absolutely beyond the pale - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- Follow that bill - LaSalle News Tribune
- Question of the day - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- ADM and the satellite tax - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
- Teachers protest pension-reform bill at Rezin's office - LaSalle News Tribune
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- Campaign website
- Biography, bills and committees at the Illinois General Assembly
- Profile at Facebook
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions at Follow The Money
- Profile at Wikipedia
- ↑ Ottawa Delivered, "Rezin replaces Dahl in state Senate," December 16, 2010
- ↑ Sue Rezin, "Issues," accessed October 20, 2012
- ↑ Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Illinois Senate Republican Leader Christine Radogno and Five State Senators," March 13, 2012
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections, "Official 2012 Primary Results"
- ↑ Illinois State Board of Elections, “Official Vote - November 6, 2012 General Election,” accessed December 31, 2012
- ↑ Illinois Official 2010 General Election Results
- ↑ 2010 contributions
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