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}}{{tnr}}'''Sue Scherer''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 96 since 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sue Scherer''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]], representing District 96. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Scherer has been a teacher for 32 years.   
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Scherer's professional experience includes working as a teacher.   
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==

Revision as of 09:05, 2 July 2013

Sue Scherer
Sue Scherer.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 96
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolTeacher
Bachelor'sIllinois State University
Master'sEastern Illinois University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sue Scherer is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 96. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Scherer's professional experience includes working as a teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture & Conservation
Economic Development
Higher Education
Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Scherer won election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 96. Scherer defeated Sam Cahnman and Winston Taylor in the March 20 Democratic primary and defeated Dennis Ross Shackelford (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 96, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSue Scherer 62.1% 25,096
     Republican Dennis Shackelford 37.9% 15,334
Total Votes 40,430


Illinois House of Representatives, District 96 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSue Scherer 43.8% 2,557
Sam Cahnman 13.6% 794
Winston Taylor 42.6% 2,488
Total Votes 5,839

Endorsements

Scherer's campaign website listed the following endorsements:[4]

  • Dick Durbin - US Senator
  • Doris Turner - Springfield Ward 3 Alderman
  • Jehan Gordon - IL House of Representatives
  • Illinois Education Association (IEA)
  • Illinois Federation of Teachers (IFT)

Personal

Scherer and her husband, Brad, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Darlene Senger (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 96
2013–present
Succeeded by
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