|Illinois State Senate District 38|
|December 2010 - Present|
|January 11, 2017|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|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."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Rezin served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Committee of the Whole|
|• Energy, Minority Spokesperson|
|• Financial Institutions|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rezin served on these committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture and Conservation|
|• Appropriations II|
|• Committee of the Whole|
|• Environment, 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|
Illinois Opportunity Project
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."
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.
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- Social media:
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Profile at Wikipedia
- Campaign contributions at Follow The Money
- 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
- Illinois Opportunity Project, "The Project," accessed February 21, 2013
- Illinois Opportunity Project, Legislative Vote Card home page, accessed February 21, 2013
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