|Illinois State Senate District 38|
|December 2010 - Present|
|January 11, 2017|
|Years in position||5|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Profession||Co-owner/Manager, Real Estate Company|
Rezin's professional experience includes managing her family's real estate company.
Rezin's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- 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|
|• Local Government|
|• Public Pensions & State Investments, Co-chair|
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%|
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.
|Sue Rezin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Illinois State Senate, District 38||$352,897|
|2010||Illinois State House, District 75||$385,520|
|Grand Total Raised||$738,417|
2012Rezin 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|
|Total Raised in 2012||$352,897|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Rezin won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Rezin raised a total of $385,520.
|Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sue Rezin's campaign in 2010|
|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|
|Total Raised in 2010||$385,520|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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.
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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- Social media:
- Summary, biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- Profile at Wikipedia
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Rezin, Sue," accessed July 17, 2013
- 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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