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McCann has stated that he will be running for election to the 50th Senate District in 2012.  He will face challenger [[Steve Dove]] in the Republican primary.  The general election is on [[State legislative elections, 2012|November 6]]. <ref>[ '''', "Republican announces candidacy for 50th Senate seat," September 14, 2011]</ref>

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William "Sam" McCann
William McCann.jpg
Illinois State Senate, District 49
Assumed office
January 12, 2011
Current term ends
January 12, 2013
Political party Republican
Website Senate website
William "Sam" McCann is a Republican member of the Illinois State Senate. He has represented District 49 since 2011.

McCann owns and operates McCann Construction Company, a general contractor serving central Illinois and eastern Missouri. In 2007, he served as President of the Home Builders Association of Illinois; in 2004, he was President of the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association. McCann and his wife, Vicki, have two young children. He attended Lewis & Clark Community College and Blackburn College.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCann has been appointed to these committees:



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

McCann has stated that he will be running for election to the 50th Senate District in 2012. He will face challenger Steve Dove in the Republican primary. The general election is on November 6. [1]


See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

McCann won in the November 2 general election against Deanna Demuzio.[2]

Illinois State Senate, District 49 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png William "Sam" McCann (R) 35,614 51.36%
Deanna Demuzio (D) 33,733 48.64%

The primary election was on February 2, 2010 and the general election was on November 2. Many political experts view the race between McCann and DeMuzio as one of the most expensive out of all contested in 2010[3].

McCann was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune.[4]


McCann and his wife Vikki have two children.

Campaign donors


In 2010, McCann raised $1,026,656 in contributions. [5]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Republican State Senate Campaign Cmte Of Illinois $428,352
Illinois Republican Party $184,985
Mccann Construction Co $54,823
Brahler Ii, Richard $47,356

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Preceded by
Deanna Demuzio
Illinois Senate District 49
Succeeded by