Timothy Wolfe

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Timothy Wolfe
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 9
Bachelor'sIllinois Wesleyan University (1975), Illinois State University, Accounting (1978)
Master'sNorthern Illinois University (2005)
Date of birthBloomington, Illinois
ProfessionAccountant and Financial Planner
Campaign website
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Timothy Wolfe was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 9th Congressional District of Illinois. Wolfe ran unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012, but was defeated in the general election.[1]


Wolfe was born in Bloomington, Illinois in 1953. [2] Wolfe went to college at Illinois Wesleyan University receiving a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration in 1975.[2] Wolfe received a second bachelor’s degree from Illinois State University in 1978 in Accounting. In 2003 Wolfe received a Masters Degree in Taxation from Northern Illinois University. [2]


Wolfe is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP)[2]


Campaign themes

On his campaign website Wolfe had 5 leading issues that he was concerned about. They included: [3]

  • Debt and Deficit
  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Income Taxes
  • Jobs



See also: Illinois' 9th congressional district elections, 2012

Wolfe lost to incumbent Jan Schakowsky in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 9th District. Wolfe ran unopposed in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. He was defeated by incumbent Jan Schakowsky in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJan Schakowsky Incumbent 66.3% 194,869
     Republican Timothy Wolfe 33.7% 98,924
Total Votes 293,793
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Wolfe's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Wolfe lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Wolfe's campaign committee raised a total of $61,972and spent $58,223.[4]


Wolfe is married and lives in Arlington Heights, Illinois with his wife and one of his two daughters, who is attending college. [2] His other daughter has graduated from college. Wolfe and his family have lived in Arlington Heights for approximately 30 years. [2]

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