Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Hare, Phil
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationDemocratic  
<-  2011-01-01  
 
NamePhil Hare
Address3805 44th Street
Rock Island, Illinois 61201, United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://hare.house.gov/
Born February 21, 1949 (70 years)
ContributorCOSDem
Last Modifedev
Aug 19, 2015 02:16pm
Tags Caucasian - Liberal - Anti School Vouchers - Anti-Bush Tax Cuts (Pro-Tax Cut Rollback) - Anti-Social Security Privatization - Health Care Reform - Jobs/Industrial Growth - Pro Embryonic Stem Cell Research - Pro Environment - Pro-Affirmative Action - Pro-Choice - Pro-Civil Unions - Pro-Gun control - Pro-Labor - Protectionist - Married - U.S. Army - U.S. National Reserve - Union Member - Catholic - Straight -
InfoThe son of a union machinist and a homemaker, Phil Hare was born in Galesburg. He and his three sisters were raised in Rock Island where Phil and his wife, Becky, still live and raised their two children, Amy and Louis.

During his junior and seniors years of high school, Phil worked second shift at the Farmall tractor plant to help his family make ends meet.
After graduating from Alleman High School, Phil joined the United States Army Reserve where he served his country for six years. Simultaneously, he went to work at the Seaford Clothing Factory in Rock Island. During his 13 years there, Phil was a union leader and served as President of UNITE HERE Local 617.

When his friend Lane Evans was elected to Congress in 1982, Phil left his union position to be Congressman Evans' District Director. For nearly 24 years, Phil has worked side by side with Lane on behalf of the constituents of the 17th District. Together they have helped thousands of individuals from Whiteside to Calhoun County. Phil has worked with Congressman Evans to ensure that veterans get the benefits they deserve, that our farmers get the assistance they need, and that all families have access to quality healthcare.

When his boss and good friend Lane Evans decided to retire at the end of this term, Phil thought long and hard about the best way to carry on Lane's work on behalf of veterans, workers and their families. In a competitive primary, Phil was overwhelmingly chosen by the precinct committeepersons as the Democratic nominee.

[Link]

JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 08, 2007 09:00am News ‘This is Outrageous’  Article ev 
Apr 12, 2007 02:00pm News Hare, backed by Rockford Republican, offers Arsenal plan  Article ev 
Mar 29, 2007 01:00pm Humor Hare dreams of No Child Left Behind  Article *crickets chirp* 
Mar 15, 2007 07:00pm Press Release President Signs Hare's Bill Honoring Lane Evans  Not Available ev 

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.50000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
Phil Hare for Congress  Discuss
RACES
  11/02/2010 IL - District 17 Lost 42.96% (-9.62%)
  02/02/2010 IL - District 17-D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 IL - District 17 Won 98.44% (+97.11%)
  02/05/2008 IL - District 17-D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 IL - District 17 Won 57.17% (+14.35%)
  05/29/2006 IL District 17 - D Replacement Nominee Won 63.90% (+35.61%)
ENDORSEMENTS
IL US President - D Primary - Mar 15, 2016 I Bernie Sanders
IL State House 072-D Primary - Mar 15, 2016 D Mike Halpin
Rock Island County Board Dist. 8-D Primary - Mar 20, 2012 D Clark Ramser
IL US Senate - D Primary - Feb 02, 2010 D Alexander "Alexi" Giannoulias
IL Governor - D Primary - Feb 02, 2010 D Pat Quinn
IL Lt. Governor-D Primary - Feb 02, 2010 D Terry Link
Rock Island, IL Mayor - Apr 07, 2009 D David A. Levin
Rock Island School Board Member - Apr 07, 2009 D Clark Ramser
VA District 11 - D Primary - Jun 10, 2008 D Doug Denneny
Rock Island County Democratic Party Chairman - Mar 05, 2008 D Lu Ann Kerr
IL US President - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Barack Obama
IL District 14 - Special D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Bill Foster
US President - D Primaries - Jun 03, 2008 D Barack Obama
Moline Alderman Ward 5 - Apr 17, 2007 N David Wise, Sr.
Rock Island, IL Alderman Ward 4 - Apr 17, 2007 D Donna Jungwirth
US House Majority Leader - Nov 16, 2006 D Steny H. Hoyer
Rock Island County State's Attorney-D Primary - Mar 16, 2004 D Jeff Terronez
IL US President - D Primary - Mar 18, 1980 D Edward M. "Ted" Kennedy
FEC COMMITTEES
C00422923 Friends of Phil Hare $ 0.00