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Tim Schmitz

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Tim Schmitz
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Illinois House of Representatives District 65
Incumbent
In office
1999-Present
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 15
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Leader, Illinois State House
2009-present
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alderman, Batavia
1995-1999
Education
Bachelor'sAugustana College, 1998
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 26, 1965
Place of birthGeneva, IL
ProfessionEmergency Medical Technician
ReligionLutheran
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Timothy L. Schmitz (b. September 26, 1965) is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 65 and serving as Deputy Minority Leader. He was first elected to the chamber in 1999.

Schmitz's professional experience includes working as a fire fighter, and owning the ARS Land Group.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Housing
Human Services
Labor & Commerce
Rules
Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schmitz served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Tim Schmitz endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schmitz won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 65. Schmitz was unopposed in the March 20 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 65, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Schmitz Incumbent 100% 37,242
Total Votes 37,242


2010

See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schmitz won re-election to the 49th District seat against Democrat Jennifer Barconi. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 49 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Timothy L. Schmitz (R) 29,753 65.32%
Jennifer Barconi (D) 15,799 34.68%


2008

On November 4, 2008, Republican Timothy Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 49 receiving 37,287 votes, ahead of Democrat Rachel Shattuck who received 27,992 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 49 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Schmitz (R) 37,287
Rachel Shattuck (D) 27,992

2006

On November 7, 2006, Republican Timothy L. Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 49 receiving 23,274 votes ahead of Democrat Christine Adelman who received 15,827 votes.[7]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 49 (2006)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Timothy Schmitz (R) 23,274
Christine Adelman (D) 15,827

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Schmitz is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Schmitz raised a total of $1,414,884 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 22, 2013.[8]

Tim Schmitz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Illinois State House, District 65 Won $217,957
2010 Illinois State House, District 49 Won $214,904
2008 Illinois State House, District 49 Won $251,094
2006 Illinois State House, District 49 Won $162,159
2004 Illinois State House, District 49 Won $176,821
2002 Illinois State House, District 49 Won $119,556
2000 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $141,145
1998 Illinois State House, District 42 Won $131,248
Grand Total Raised $1,414,884

2012

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $217,957.

2010

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $214,904.

2008

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $251,094.

2006

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $162,159.

2004

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $176,821.

2002

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $119,556.

2000

Schmitz won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $141,145.

1998

Schmitz won election to the Illinois House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Schmitz raised a total of $131,248.

Scorecards

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."[9][10]

2012

Schmitz received a score of 71.43 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of C according to the IOP’s grading scale. His score was tied for the 27th highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[10]

Personal

Schmitz is a member of the Batavia Firefighters, Batavia Moose, Cardunal Chamber of Commerce, Elgin Chamber of Commerce, Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, and the Navy League Rotary Club.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rosemary Mulligan (R)
Illinois House of Representatives District 65
2013 – Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Illinois House of Representatives District 49
1999 – 2013
Succeeded by
Mike Fortner (R)