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Thaddeus Jones
Thaddeus Jones.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 29
In office
January 12, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alderman, City of Calumet City
Bachelor'sLoyola University
Date of birthAugust 24, 1970
ProfessionPresident, Time Entertainment, Inc
Office website
Thaddeus Jones (b. August 24, 1970) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Jones earned his B.S. in Criminal Justice from Loyola University. His professional experience includes working as President and CEO of Time Entertainment, Inc.[1][2]

Committee assignments


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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations-Higher Education
Appropriations-Public Safety
Cities & Villages, Vice-chair
Labor & Commerce, Vice-chair


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jones served on following committees:



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 29. Jones ran unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngThaddeus Jones Incumbent 100% 40,000
Total Votes 40,000


Jones won election in the state's November 2, 2010 general election, defeating Green Party candidate Kenneth Williams.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 29 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Thaddeus Jones (D) 24,762 83.01%
Kenneth Williams (G) 5,067 16.99%

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Jones raised $238,185 in contributions. [7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Friends Of Frank Zuccarelli $26,150
AFSCME $18,000
Illinois Democratic Party $15,676
Jones, Thaddeus $12,495


Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

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."[8][9]


Jones received a score of 25.00 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 97th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[9]

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Preceded by
David E. Miller
Illinois House of Representatives District 29
Succeeded by