Judy Biggert

Judy Biggert REPRepublican

American politician

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Judy BiggertREPRepublican American politician
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13
Years of Experience
ILResidence (state)

Judith Gail Biggert (née Borg; born August 15, 1937) is an American politician and attorney. She is the former U.S. Representative for Illinois's 13th congressional district, serving from 1999 to 2013. She is a member of the Republican Party. Biggert was defeated in her 2012 re-election bid by former US Congressman Bill Foster. She was also the last Republican woman elected to Congress from Illinois until the election of Mary Miller of the 15th congressional district in 2020. Prior to serving in Congress, she served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1993 to 1998. After leaving Congress, she was appointed to serve on the Illinois Education Labor Relations Board.

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Campaign Funding

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$2,909,766
Total Raised
$3,235,189
Total Spent
$67,410
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Insurance$298,550
75%
Leadership PACs$226,500
69%
Securities & Investment$206,650
50%
Real Estate$151,900
45%
Retired$134,750
36%
Misc Issues$108,125
33%
Lawyers/Law Firms$99,050
30%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$89,750
25%
Commercial Banks$74,650
20%
Misc Finance$59,450
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Stanford University
Bachelor of Arts
1959
New Trier High School
Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law
Juris Doctor
1963
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
Illinois State House of Representatives
1992 - 1998
Assistant Republican House Leader
Illinois State House of Representatives
1995
Member
Board of Education, Hinsdale High School
1978 - 1985
President
Board of Education, Hinsdale High School
1983 - 1985
Representative
Law Clerk
Honorable Luther M. Swygert, United States Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
1963 - 1964
Attorney
Private Practice
Other Experience1 - 33 of 33
Member
Board of Directors, Salt Creek Ballet
1990 - 1999
Member
Member,Steering Committee, Hinsdale Citizens for Property Tax Accountability
1990 - 1993
Chair
Visiting Nurses Association of Chicago
1989 - 1991
Chair
Hinsdale Assembly, Hinsdale Hospital
1987 - 1988
Sunday School Teacher
Grace Episcopal Church
1974 - 1984
Assistant Soccer Coach
American Youth Soccer Organization
1983
Chair
Hinsdale Antiques Show
1980
President
Junior League of Chicago
1976 - 1978
President
Oak School Parent Teacher Association
1974 - 1976
Treasurer
Women's Board of Brookfield Zoo
1970 - 1971
President
Chicago Junior Board, Travelers Aid Society
1969
Member
DuPage County Bar Association
Member
DuPage Association of Women Lawyers
Member
Board of Governors, Illinois Lincoln Series
Member
Illinois State Bar Association
Member
American Bar Association
Member
Grace Episcopalian Church
Chair
Village of Hinsdale Plan Commission
1989 - 1993
Co-Chair
Congressional Missing and Exploited Children Caucus
Co-Chair
Congressional Caucus for Women's Issues
Member
Impact Aid Coalition
Member
Congressional Caucus on Albanian Issues
Member
Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Member
Home Health Working Group
Member
National Organization of Women Legislators
Member
Results Caucus
Member
Silk Road Caucus
Member
Coalition of Women Legislators
Member
White House Conference on Social Security
Member
Speaker's Working Group for a Drug-Free America
Member
Baltic Caucus
Member
Bipartisan Working Group on Youth Violence