David E. Miller
|David E. Miller|
|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 29th district
|Succeeded by||Thaddeus Jones|
September 23, 1962 |
David E. Miller was a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 29th District beginning in 2001, after winning election by only 29 votes. The 29th district since 2002 includes parts of Burnham, Calumet City, Chicago, Dolton, Ford Heights, Glenwood, Harvey, Homewood, Lansing, Lynwood, South Holland and Thornton. In the Illinois House, he served on the Mass Transit committee.
Miller ran for the office of Comptroller in the 2010 Democratic primary, defeating his closest rival, Raja Krishnamoorthi, by about 8,000 votes. He faced the Republican former Illinois state treasurer Judy Baar Topinka in the general election, during which he gained some attention for a proposal to put the salaries of all state officials and employees online. He lost by approximately 435,000 votes, roughly a 53%-41% margin, with minor party candidates garnering about 6%.
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- "Illinois Races: David Miller for State Comptroller". NBC News. 2009-11-11. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
- Mack, Kristen (03-02-2010). "Democratic comptroller race settled". Chicago Tribune (Chicago: Tribune Co.). Retrieved 05-02-2010.
- "Comptroller hopeful wants salaries for state employees to be listed online". ChicagoBreakingNewsCenter (Tribune Co.). 2010-08-15. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
- "Topinka Beats Miller in Comptroller Race". Fox Chicago News. 2010-09-02. Retrieved 2010-11-21.
- Illinois General Assembly - Representative David E. Miller (D) 29th District official IL House site
- David Miller for Comptroller official campaign site
- Biography, voting record, and interest group ratings at Project Vote Smart
- David E. Miller profile at Illinois House Democrats
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