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Terry Link

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Terry Link
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Illinois State Senate District 30
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website Official website
Terry Link is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate. Link has served in the Illinois Senate since 1997. Link was re-elected in November of 2008 with his term expiring in 2012.

Link graduated with his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout (Formerly Stout State). Link is a former business owner and Director of Government Affairs for Johnson Controls.

Committee assignments

Link serves on these committees:



On November 4, 2008, Democrat Terry Link won re-election to the Illinois State Senate District 30 receiving 42,407 votes, ahead of Republican Keith Gray receiving 30,771 votes.[2]

Illinois State Senate, District 30 (2008)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Terry Link (D) 42,407
Keith Gray (R) 30,771

Campaign Donors


In 2008, Link collected $540,931 in donations.[3]

Listed below are those that contributed most to his campaign.

Donor Amount
Citizens for James M. Houlihan $30,000
Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois $28,000
Illinois Credit Union League $12,572
Illinois Education Association $11,000
Abbott Laboratories $7,000
Harrahs $7,000
Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois $6,900
Midwest Energy $6,900
Community Bankers Association of Illinois $6,500
Midwest Energy $6,000
Lake County Federation of Teachers Local 504 $5,900
Comed $5,650
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association $5,500
Altria $5,500
Illinois Health Care Association $5,500
Illinois State Bar Association $5,250
Agents Insurance Services $5,000
Cottonwood Financial LTD $5,000
Illinois Association of Mortgage Bankers $4,825
Bluestar Energy Services $4,650

District 30

Link represents Illinois Senate District 30. District 30 includes the Northeast Chicago suburbs of Lake Bluff and Libertyville[4].


Terry is married to Susan Link. They have four children and reside in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Illinois Senate District 30
Succeeded by