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William "Sam" McCann

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William "Sam" McCann
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Illinois State Senate District 49
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

McCann, current District 49 incumbent, is running for re-election to the Senate in District 50 in the 2012. McCann defeated Gray Noll in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Larry Bomke is not running for re-election to District 50 in 2012. McCann is unopposed in the general election on November 6. [1][2]

2010

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010

McCann won in the November 2 general election against Deanna Demuzio.[3]

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[4].

McCann was endorsed by the Chicago Tribune.[5]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, McCann raised $1,026,656 in contributions. [6]

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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Personal

McCann and his wife Vikki have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Deanna Demuzio
Illinois Senate District 49
2011–present
Succeeded by
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