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|Name                 = William Enyart
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|Name = William Enyart
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|Position             = U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
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|Position = U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
|Status               = Candidate
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|Tenure=January 2013-Present
|Political party     = Democratic
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|Status = Incumbent
|Profession          = Lawyer
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|Assumed office = 2013
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|Political party = Democratic
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|Predecessor = [[Jerry Costello]] (D)
|Bachelor's           = Southern Illinois University
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|Base salary = $174,000/year
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|First elected = [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Birthday = Sept. 22, 1949
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|Place of birth = Tuscola, Illinois
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|Net worth = $2,652,027
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|Profession = Lawyer
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|Religion = United Church of Christ
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|Office website = http://enyart.house.gov/
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|Campaign website = http://www.enyartforcongress2012.com/
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{{tnr}}'''William Enyart''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Enyart replaced primary winner [[Brad Harriman]] after he withdrew from the race in May.
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{{tnr}}'''William Enyart''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the U.S. House representing [[Illinois' 12th congressional district|the 12th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]] since 2012. Enyart replaced primary winner [[Brad Harriman]] after he withdrew from the race in May 2012.
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==Biography==
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Enyart grew up in Tuscola, Illinois where he attended schools. He won a scholarship to the University of Illinois, but flunked out after one year. He joined the United States Air Forced in 1969 and left active duty to attend Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville) where he studied political science and journalism. After he graduated he worked for the '' Belleville News-Democrat'' which then led him to enroll at the Southern Illinois University's School of Law. He then worked at his own practice for some years before going back to school and earning his mater's degree from the Army War College. He had joined the Army National Guard in 1982, so his mater's degree gave him the rank of General where he became the adjutant general of the state National Guard. He then decided to run for office, though is still in the National Guard.<ref name=nj>[http://nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/illinois-12th-house-district-20121101 ''National Journal'', "Illinois, 12th House District," November 6, 2012]</ref>
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==Career==
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Enyart's academic, professional and political career<ref name=nj/>:
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* 2007-2012: Adjutant general, Illinois National Guard
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* 1982-2012: Army National Guard
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* 1979-2007: Attorney at Law
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* 2000: Graduated U.S. Army War College, earned a M.S.S.
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* 1991-1997: President and COO, Doc’s Distributing
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* 1978-1979: Southern Illinois University (Carbondale), earned a J.D.
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* 1973-1975: Air Force Reserves
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* 1974: Graduated University of Illinois; Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville), earned a B.A.
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* 1969-1973: Air Force Service
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==Committee assignments==
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===U.S. House===
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====2013-2014====
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Enyart serves on the following committees:<ref>[http://media.cq.com/pub/committees/ ''CQ.com,'' "House Committee Rosters for the 113th Congress"]</ref>
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture|Committee on Agriculture]]
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**Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
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**Subcommittee on Livestock, Rural Development and Credit
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*[[United States House of Representatives Committee on Armed Services|Committee on Armed Services]]
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**Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces
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**Subcommittee on Readiness
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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::''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2014]]''
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Enyart is a member of the [[Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee#Frontline Program|Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program]].  The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.<ref name=frontline>[http://dccc.org/newsroom/entry/dccc_chairman_steve_israel_announces_2013-2014_frontline_members/ ''Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee,'' "DCCC Chairman Steve Israel Announces 2013-2014 Frontline Members," March 5, 2013]</ref>
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Enyart won the election, defeating [[Jason Plummer]] and [[Paula Bradshaw]].<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinoise"]</ref> Enyart was running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|12th District]]. Enyart replaced primary winner [[Brad Harriman]] after he withdrew from the race in May.  He faced [[Jason Plummer]] (R) and [[Paula Bradshaw]] (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/EIPdfViewer.aspx?ListType=ALL%2bCANDIDATES%2bAS%2bOF%2b8%252f8%252f2012%2b2%253a10%2bPM&ElectionID=33&ElectionType=GE&ElectionDate=11%2f6%2f2012&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=AP&SearchType=CandFiling&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+OfficeBallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+BracketID%2c+vwCandidates.ID&ReportType=MediaReport&ReportFileName=CanMedia.rpt List of active candidates]</ref>
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Enyart won the election, defeating [[Jason Plummer]] and [[Paula Bradshaw]].<ref>[http://www.politico.com/2012-election/results/house/illinois/ ''Politico'' "2012 Election Map, Illinois"]</ref> Enyart ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012|12th District]]. Enyart replaced primary winner [[Brad Harriman]] after he withdrew from the race in May.  He faced [[Jason Plummer]] (R) and [[Paula Bradshaw]] (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/ElectionInformation/EIPdfViewer.aspx?ListType=ALL%2bCANDIDATES%2bAS%2bOF%2b8%252f8%252f2012%2b2%253a10%2bPM&ElectionID=33&ElectionType=GE&ElectionDate=11%2f6%2f2012&StatusSearchType=Matches&Status=AP&SearchType=CandFiling&OrderBy=ORDER+BY+OfficeBallotGroup%2c+OfficeSequence%2c+vwCandidates.Sequence%2c+BracketID%2c+vwCandidates.ID&ReportType=MediaReport&ReportFileName=CanMedia.rpt List of active candidates]</ref>
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|Report 1 =July Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/860/12971442860/12971442860.pdf#navpanes=0 ''FEC Reports'' "July Quarterly" Accessed October 3, 2012]</ref>
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|link=<ref>[www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=IL12 ''Open Secrets'' "William Enyart" Accessed April 5, 2013]</ref>
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===2012===
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[[File:William Enyart 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Enyart's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
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Enyart won election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Enyart's campaign committee raised a total of $1,180,463 and spent $1,167,686.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/politicians/summary.php?cid=N00034884&newmem=Y ''Open Secrets'' "William Enyart 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed February 22, 2013]</ref>
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{{Congress donor box 2012
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|winner = Y
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|Chamber =  U.S. House of Representatives, Illinois' 12th Congressional District
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $1,180,463
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|total spent = $1,167,686
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|opponent raised =$1,350,428 
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|opponent spent = $1,346,211
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|org1 =Simmons Cooper LLC
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|org2 = AmeriPAC: The Fund for a Greater America
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|org3 =BRIDGE PAC 
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|org4 =  Laborers Union
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|org5 =  New York Jobs PAC
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|orgdonor1 = $28,000
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|orgdonor2 = $10,000
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|orgdonor3 = $10,000
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|orgdonor4 =  $10,000
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|orgdonor5 =  $10,000
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|ind1 = Lawyers/Law Firms
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|ind2 = Leadership PACs
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|ind3 =  Public Sector Unions
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|ind4 = Building Trade Unions
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|ind5 = Candidate Committees
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|inddonor1 =  $126,544
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|inddonor2 =  $98,500
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|inddonor3 = $50,000
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|inddonor4 = $49,500
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|inddonor5 = $40,500
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|}}
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==Analysis==
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===National Journal vote ratings===
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:: ''See also: [[National Journal vote ratings]]''
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====2012====
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Each year ''National Journal'' publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Information on 2012 vote rating is unavailable
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===Lifetime missed votes===
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::''See also: [[Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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According to the website ''GovTrack,'' Enyart missed 0 of 89 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Mar 2013.  This amounts to 0.0%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.<ref>[http://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/william_enyart/412535 ''GovTrack,'' "William Enyart," Accessed April 1, 2013]</ref>
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===Net worth===
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:: ''See also: [[Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives]]''
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====2011====
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Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by ''OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics'', Enyart's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,461,055 and $3,843,000. That averages to $2,652,027, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/pfds/CIDsummary.php?CID=N00034884&year=2011 ''OpenSecrets.org'', "Enyart (D-Ill), 2011"]</ref>.
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Enyart is married to wife Annette, they have two sons together.<ref>[http://www.enyartforcongress2012.com/about ''Enyart for Congress'', "About," Accessed October 4, 2012]</ref>
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Enyart and his wife Annette have two sons together.<ref>[http://www.enyartforcongress2012.com/about ''Enyart for Congress'', "About," Accessed October 4, 2012]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.enyartforcongress2012.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[http://www.enyartforcongress2012.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://www.facebook.com/enyartforcongress Official Campaign Facebook page]
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*[http://enyart.house.gov/ U.S. House website]
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William Enyart
Bill Enyart.jpg
U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
Incumbent
In office
January 2013-Present
Term ends
January 3, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorJerry Costello (D)
Compensation
Base salary$174,000/year
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$1,180,463
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois; Southern Illinois University
Master'sSouthern Illinois University School of Law, United States Army War College
J.D.Southern Illinois University (Carbondale)
Military service
Service/branchUS Air Force, Illinois National Guard
Years of service1969-1975, 1982-2012
Personal
BirthdaySept. 22, 1949
Place of birthTuscola, Illinois
ProfessionLawyer
Net worth$2,652,027
ReligionUnited Church of Christ
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
William Enyart is a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 12th Congressional District of Illinois since 2012. Enyart replaced primary winner Brad Harriman after he withdrew from the race in May 2012.

Biography

Enyart grew up in Tuscola, Illinois where he attended schools. He won a scholarship to the University of Illinois, but flunked out after one year. He joined the United States Air Forced in 1969 and left active duty to attend Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville) where he studied political science and journalism. After he graduated he worked for the Belleville News-Democrat which then led him to enroll at the Southern Illinois University's School of Law. He then worked at his own practice for some years before going back to school and earning his mater's degree from the Army War College. He had joined the Army National Guard in 1982, so his mater's degree gave him the rank of General where he became the adjutant general of the state National Guard. He then decided to run for office, though is still in the National Guard.[1]

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Enyart's academic, professional and political career[1]:

  • 2007-2012: Adjutant general, Illinois National Guard
  • 1982-2012: Army National Guard
  • 1979-2007: Attorney at Law
  • 2000: Graduated U.S. Army War College, earned a M.S.S.
  • 1991-1997: President and COO, Doc’s Distributing
  • 1978-1979: Southern Illinois University (Carbondale), earned a J.D.
  • 1973-1975: Air Force Reserves
  • 1974: Graduated University of Illinois; Southern Illinois University (Edwardsville), earned a B.A.
  • 1969-1973: Air Force Service

Committee assignments

U.S. House

2013-2014

Enyart serves on the following committees:[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2014

Enyart is a member of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee's Frontline Program. The program is designed to help protect vulnerable Democratic incumbents heading into the 2014 election.[3]

2012

See also: Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012

Enyart won the election, defeating Jason Plummer and Paula Bradshaw.[4] Enyart ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 12th District. Enyart replaced primary winner Brad Harriman after he withdrew from the race in May. He faced Jason Plummer (R) and Paula Bradshaw (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5]

U.S. House, Illinois District 12 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Enyart 51.7% 157,000
     Republican Jason Plummer 42.7% 129,902
     Green Paula Bradshaw 5.6% 17,045
Total Votes 303,947
Source: Illinois Board of Elections "2012 General Election Official Vote Totals"

Polls

District 12 Representative Election
Poll William Enyart Jason PlummerUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
"District 11 Poll" September 11-13
49%41%0%+/-5400
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Enyart is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Enyart raised a total of $1,180,463 during that time period. This information was last updated on April 5, 2013.[6]

William Enyart's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 U.S. House (Illinois, District 12) Won $1,180,463
Grand Total Raised $1,180,463

2012

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

Enyart won election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Enyart's campaign committee raised a total of $1,180,463 and spent $1,167,686.[7]

Analysis

National Journal vote ratings

See also: National Journal vote ratings

2012

Each year National Journal publishes an analysis of how liberally or conservatively each member of congress voted in the previous year. Information on 2012 vote rating is unavailable

Lifetime missed votes

See also: Lifetime voting records of United States Senators and Representatives

According to the website GovTrack, Enyart missed 0 of 89 roll call votes from Jan 2013 to Mar 2013. This amounts to 0.0%, which is better than the median of 2.2% among current congressional representatives as of March 2013.[8]

Net worth

See also: Net Worth of United States Senators and Representatives

2011

Based on congressional financial disclosure forms and calculations made available by OpenSecrets.org - The Center for Responsive Politics, Enyart's net worth as of 2011 was estimated between $1,461,055 and $3,843,000. That averages to $2,652,027, which is lower than the average net worth of Democratic Representatives in 2011 of $5,107,874.[9].

Personal

Enyart and his wife Annette have two sons together.[10]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term William + Enyart + Illinois + House

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jerry Costello (D)
U.S. House of Representatives - Illinois, District 12
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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