Judy Baar Topinka (January 16, 1944 – December 10, 2014) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the U.S. State of Illinois. Although originally a journalist, Topinka served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1981 to 1985 and in the Illinois Senate from 1985 to 1995. She was elected to three terms as Illinois State Treasurer, serving from 1995 to 2007. She was the first woman to become State Treasurer, the first to be elected to three consecutive terms, and the first Republican to hold the post in more than 32 years. During her last term as Treasurer, she was the only Republican to hold statewide elected office in Illinois. In 2002, she was elected Chair of the Illinois Republican Party, holding that office until 2005.

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  • Judy Baar Topinka (January 16, 1944 – December 10, 2014) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the U.S. State of Illinois. Although originally a journalist, Topinka served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1981 to 1985 and in the Illinois Senate from 1985 to 1995. She was elected to three terms as Illinois State Treasurer, serving from 1995 to 2007. She was the first woman to become State Treasurer, the first to be elected to three consecutive terms, and the first Republican to hold the post in more than 32 years. During her last term as Treasurer, she was the only Republican to hold statewide elected office in Illinois. In 2002, she was elected Chair of the Illinois Republican Party, holding that office until 2005. She declined to run for re-election as Treasurer in 2006, instead running for Governor of Illinois. In March 2006, she was nominated as the Republican candidate. She was the second woman (after 1994 Democratic nominee Dawn Clark Netsch) and first Republican woman to be nominated for governor of Illinois. She went on to lose the election to Democratic incumbent Rod Blagojevich. In 2010, she successfully ran for the office of Illinois Comptroller. She was re-elected to a second four-year term in November 2014, but died of a stroke in December 2014. (en)
  • Judy Baar Topinka (* 16. Januar 1944 in Chicago, Illinois; † 10. Dezember 2014 in Berwyn, Illinois) war eine US-amerikanische Politikerin. Sie war Vorsitzende der Republikanischen Partei von Illinois und war von 1995 bis 2007 Finanzministerin (State Treasurer) in diesem Bundesstaat. Seit Januar 2011 amtierte sie als Präsidentin des Rechnungshofes von Illinois (State Comptroller) und war damit wieder Mitglied der Staatsregierung. (de)
  • Judy Baar Topinka (née le 16 janvier 1944, et morte le 10 décembre 2014) est une femme politique américaine, membre du parti républicain, ancienne trésorière de l'Illinois (1995-2007) et candidate républicaine au poste de gouverneur en 2006. Elle est contrôleur de l'Illinois du 10 janvier 2011 à sa mort. (fr)
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  • Judy Baar Topinka (* 16. Januar 1944 in Chicago, Illinois; † 10. Dezember 2014 in Berwyn, Illinois) war eine US-amerikanische Politikerin. Sie war Vorsitzende der Republikanischen Partei von Illinois und war von 1995 bis 2007 Finanzministerin (State Treasurer) in diesem Bundesstaat. Seit Januar 2011 amtierte sie als Präsidentin des Rechnungshofes von Illinois (State Comptroller) und war damit wieder Mitglied der Staatsregierung. (de)
  • Judy Baar Topinka (née le 16 janvier 1944, et morte le 10 décembre 2014) est une femme politique américaine, membre du parti républicain, ancienne trésorière de l'Illinois (1995-2007) et candidate républicaine au poste de gouverneur en 2006. Elle est contrôleur de l'Illinois du 10 janvier 2011 à sa mort. (fr)
  • Judy Baar Topinka (January 16, 1944 – December 10, 2014) was an American politician and member of the Republican Party from the U.S. State of Illinois. Although originally a journalist, Topinka served in the Illinois House of Representatives from 1981 to 1985 and in the Illinois Senate from 1985 to 1995. She was elected to three terms as Illinois State Treasurer, serving from 1995 to 2007. She was the first woman to become State Treasurer, the first to be elected to three consecutive terms, and the first Republican to hold the post in more than 32 years. During her last term as Treasurer, she was the only Republican to hold statewide elected office in Illinois. In 2002, she was elected Chair of the Illinois Republican Party, holding that office until 2005. (en)
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