Rating Group: Technology & Manufacturing Association

2005-2006 Positions on Manufacturers Advocacy

Issues: Labor Unions
State Office Name Party Rating
IL U.S. House-2 Robin Kelly D 65
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 85
IL U.S. House-14 Randy Hultgren R 90
IL State House-1 Daniel Burke D 70
IL State House-4 Cynthia Soto D 35
IL State House-12 Sara Feigenholtz D 55
IL State House-15 John D'Amico D 60
IL State House-16 Lou Lang D 60
IL State House-20 Michael McAuliffe R 70
IL State House-22 Michael Madigan D 55
IL State House-25 Barbara Currie D 60
IL State House-28 Bob Rita D 70
IL State House-30 Will Davis D 45
IL State House-31 Mary Flowers D 65
IL State House-47 Patricia Bellock R 90
IL State House-83 Linda Chapa LaVia D 80
IL State Senate-1 Antonio Munoz D 20
IL State Senate-3 Mattie Hunter D 15
IL State Senate-4 Kimberly Lightford D 35
IL State Senate-6 John Cullerton D 20
IL State Senate-8 Ira Silverstein D 25
IL State Senate-11 Martin Sandoval D 20
IL State Senate-13 Kwame Raoul D 20
IL State Senate-16 Jacqui Collins D 5
IL State Senate-17 Donne Trotter D 35
IL State Senate-20 Iris Martinez D 15
IL State Senate-30 Terry Link D 35
IL State Senate-32 Pamela Althoff R 90
IL State Senate-35 Dave Syverson R 100
IL State Senate-39 Don Harmon D 20
IL Auditor General Frank Mautino D 85
IL Comptroller Susana Mendoza D 55
IL Supervisor-At-Large M. Maggie Crotty D 40
IL Alderman-Ward 48 Harry Osterman D 55
IL Commissioner-12 John Fritchey 50
IL Board Member-20 Sidney Mathias 80
IL Board Member-At-Large Dan Cronin 85
IL Chairman-At-Large Christopher Lauzen R 95
IL State Board of Education James Meeks 45
Edward Acevedo 45
Suzanne Bassi 80
Mark Beaubien, Jr. 100
Maria Berrios 55
Robert Biggins 100
Richard Bradley 70
James Brosnahan 60
J. Burzynski 100
Michelle Chavez 55
Robert Churchill 75
Annazette Collins 50
Marlow Colvin 75
Elizabeth Coulson 55
Tom Cross 100
Shane Cultra 100
Gary Dahl 85
Lee Daniels 75
Monique Davis 60
James DeLeo 20
William Delgado 45
Miguel Del Valle 35
Kirk Dillard 55
Lisa Dugan 85
Kenneth Dunkin 75
Joe Dunn 100
Jack Franks 75
Paul Froehlich 75
Susan Garrett 45
Adeline Jay Geo-Karis 50
Calvin Giles 70
Careen Gordon 70
Deborah Graham 75
Debbie Halvorson 55
Julie Hamos 60
Brent Hassert 100
Rickey Hendon 30
Constance Howard 60
Charles Jefferson 70
Roger Jenisch 75
Emil Jones, Jr. 40
Lovana Jones 50
Wendell Jones 85
Kevin Joyce 65
Renée Kosel 95
Carolyn Krause 65
Patricia Lindner 80
Joseph Lyons 65
Edward Maloney 40
Karen May 60
Kevin McCarthy 75
John McGuire 45
James Meyer 90
David Miller 65
Robert Molaro 55
Rosemary Mulligan 65
Ruth Munson 70
Elaine Nekritz 60
JoAnn Osmond 90
Carole Pankau 80
Terry Parke 75
William Peterson 80
Edward Petka 85
Sandra Pihos 75
Christine Radogno 95
Steven Rauschenberger 70
Carol Ronen 50
Dan Rutherford 100
Kathleen Ryg 70
Jim Sacia 100
Skip Saviano 65
Timothy Schmitz 100
Jeffrey Schoenberg 35
George Scully, Jr. 70
Todd Sieben 85
Ed Sullivan, Jr. 100
Michael Tryon 90
Arthur Turner, Sr. 75
Louis Viverito 35
Ronald Wait 90
Eddie Washington 65
A.J. Wilhelmi 50
David Winters 90
Karen Yarbrough 55

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