State Flag

Elected and Appointed Officials In Illinois

Promoting Democracy Through Education
www.mytimetovote.com

List of Elected and Appointed Officials

Illinois Current Partisan Composition

State Representatives(118)
(67)(51)
State Senators(59)
(37)(22)
US Representatives(18)
(10)(8)
US Senators(2)
(2)
Governor
Lt. Governor
Att. General
Sec. Of State
State Elected Officials
Evelyn Sanguinetti
Lisa Madigan,
Hon. Jesse White
Illinois U.S. Senators
US Senators(2)
(2)
Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Richard J.,Durbin

Richard J.,Durbin
Year of Birth: 1944

A Senator and a Representative from Illinois; born in East St.Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., November 21, 1944; graduated from AssumptionHigh School, East St. Louis 1962; B.S., Georgetown University School of ForeignService, Washington, DC 1966; intern in the office of Illinois Senator PaulDouglas during his senior year in college; J.D., Georgetown University LawCenter 1969; admitted to the Illinois bar 1969, and commenced practice inSpringfield; legal counsel to Illinois Lieutenant Governor Paul Simon1969-1972; legal counsel, Illinois State senate judiciary committee 1972-1982;Democratic nominee for lieutenant governor of Illinois 1978; associateprofessor, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield1978-1983; delegate, Democratic National Conventions 1984, 1988, 1992 and 1996;chairman of Illinois state delegation in 1996; elected as a Democrat to theNinety-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 2,1997); elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1996; reelected in2002, 2008, and again in 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021; Democraticparty whip (2005-).

Website: http://www.durbin.senate.gov
Phone: Washington, D.C.:(202) 224-2152

Party affiliation:Democrat
Senator Tammy,Duckworth

Tammy,Duckworth
Year of Birth: 1968

A Senator and a Representative from Illinois; born in Bangkok, Thailand, March 12,1968; graduated from President William McKinley High School, Honolulu, Hawaii,1985; B.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1989; M.A., The GeorgeWashington University, Washington, D.C., 1992; attended Northern IllinoisUniversity, DeKalb, Ill.; Illinois Army National Guard, 1996-present;unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House ofRepresentatives in 2006; director, Ill. department of veterans’ affairs,2006-2009; assistant secretary, United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs,2009-2011; delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 2012; elected as aDemocrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress and to the succeeding Congress(January 3, 2013-January 3, 2017); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023.

Website: //www.duckworth.senate.gov
Phone: Washington, D.C. Office:(202) 224-2854


Illinois U.S. House Representatives
Congressional Districts : 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 ,
US House(18)
(10)(8)
Congressional District : 1Democratic
Representative Representative Rush, Bobby L.

Representative Rush, Bobby L.
Year of Birth: 1946

A Representative from Illinois; born in Albany, Dougherty County,Ga., November 23, 1946; attended Marshall High School, Marshall, Ill.; B.A.,Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill., 1974; M.A., University of Illinois,Chicago, Ill., 1994; M.A., McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, Ill., 1998;United States Army, 1963-1968; insurance agent; alderman, Chicago, Ill., citycouncil, 1983-1993; deputy chairman, Illinois Democratic Party, 1990;unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Chicago, Ill., 1999; minister; elected as aDemocrat to the One Hundred Third and to the eleven succeeding Congresses(January 3, 1993-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/bobby-rush/R000515
Phone:

Congressional District : 2Democratic
Representative Representative Kelly, Robin L.

Representative Kelly, Robin L.
Year of Birth: 1956

A Representative from Illinois; born in New York, N.Y., April 30,1956; graduated from Rhodes Prep High School, New York, N.Y., 1973; B.A.,Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., 1977; M.A., Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.,1982; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill., 2004; counselor;community affairs director, Matteson, Ill., 1992-2006; member of the Illinoisstate house of representatives, 2003-2007; chief of staff, Illinois statetreasurer, 2007-2010; chief administrative officer, Cook County, Ill.,2010-2012; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, byspecial election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of UnitedStates Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr., and to the succeeding Congress(April 9, 2013-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/robin-kelly/K000385
Phone:

Congressional District : 3Democratic
Representative Representative Lipinski, Daniel

Representative Lipinski, Daniel
Year of Birth: 1966

(son of William Oliver Lipinski),A Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.,July 15, 1966; B.S., Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., 1988; M.S.,Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., 1989; Ph.D., Duke University, Durham,N.C., 1998; professor, James Madison University Washington Program, Washington,D.C., 2000; professor, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind., 2000-2001;professor, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn., 2001-2004; staff, UnitedStates Representative George Sangmeister of Illinois, 1993-1994; staff, UnitedStates Representative Jerry Costello of Illinois, 1995-1996; staff, UnitedStates Representative Rod Blagojevich of Illinois, 1999-2000; elected as aDemocrat to the One Hundred Ninth and to the five succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2005-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/daniel-lipinski/L000563
Phone:

Congressional District : 4Democratic
Representative Representative Gutierrez, Luis V.

Representative Gutierrez, Luis V.
Year of Birth: 1953

A Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill.,December 10, 1953; B.A., Northeastern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill., 1974;teacher; social worker, Illinois state department of children and familyservices; administrative assistant, Chicago, Ill., mayor’s officesubcommittee on infrastructure, 1984-1985; co-founder, West Town-26th WardIndependent Political Organization, 1985; alderman, Chicago, Ill., citycouncil, 1986-1993, president pro tem, 1989-1992; delegate, Democratic NationalCommittee, 1984; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to theeleven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/luis-gutierrez/G000535
Phone:

Congressional District : 5Democratic
Representative Representative Quigley, Mike

Representative Quigley, Mike
Year of Birth: 1958

A Representative from Illinois; born in Indianapolis, Marion County,Ind., October 17, 1958; attended Glenbard North High School, Carol Stream,Ill.; B.A., Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill., 1981; M.P.P., University ofChicago, Chicago, Ill., 1985; J.D. Loyola University School of Law, Chicago,Ill., 1989; professor; lawyer; legislative aide; member of the Cook County,Ill., board of commissioners, 1998-2009; elected as a Democrat to the OneHundred Eleventh Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused bythe resignation of United States Representative Rahm Emanuel and reelected tothe three succeeding Congresses (April 7, 2009-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/mike-quigley/Q000023
Phone:

Congressional District : 6Republican
Representative Representative Roskam, Peter J.

Representative Roskam, Peter J.
Year of Birth: 1961

A Representative from Illinois; born in Hinsdale, DuPage County,Ill., September 13, 1961; B.A. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill.,1983; J.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Ill., 1989; lawyer,private practice; staff, United States Representative Tom DeLay of Texas,1985-1986; staff, United States Representative Henry Hyde of Illinois,1986-1987; teacher; businessman; member of the Illinois state house ofrepresentatives, 1993-1999; member of the Illinois state senate, 2000-2006;unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States House ofRepresentatives in 1998; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Tenth andto the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/peter-roskam/R000580
Phone:

Congressional District : 7Democratic
Representative Representative Davis, Danny K.

Representative Davis, Danny K.
Year of Birth: 1941

A Representative from Illinois; born in Parkdale, Ashley County,Ark., September 6, 1941; graduated from Savage High School, 1957; B.A.,Arkansas A.M. & N. College, 1961; M.S., Chicago State University, Chicago,Ill., 1968; Ph.D., Union Institute, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1977; clerk, Chicago,Ill., Post Office, 1961-1965; teacher, Chicago, Ill., Public Schools,1962-1968; executive director, Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission, 1969;director of training, Martin L. King Neighborhood Health Center, 1969-1971;executive director, Westside Health Center, 1975-1981; alderman, Chicago, Ill.,city council, 1979-1990; commissioner, Cook County, Ill., board, 1990-1996;college professor; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United StatesHouse of Representatives in 1984 and 1986; elected as a Democrat to the OneHundred Fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3,1997-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/danny-davis/D000096
Phone:

Congressional District : 8Democratic
Representative Representative Duckworth, Tammy

Representative Duckworth, Tammy
Year of Birth: 1968

A Representative from Illinois; born in Bangkok, Thailand, March 12,1968; graduated from President William McKinley High School, Honolulu, Hawaii,1985; B.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa, Hawaii, 1989; M.A., The GeorgeWashington University, Washington, D.C., 1992; attended Northern IllinoisUniversity, DeKalb, Ill.; Illinois Army National Guard, 1996-present;unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States House ofRepresentatives in 2006; director, Ill. department of veterans’ affairs,2006-2009; assistant secretary, United States Department of Veterans’ Affairs,2009-2011; delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 2012; elected as aDemocrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress and to the succeeding Congress(January 3, 2013-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/tammy-duckworth/D000622
Phone:

Congressional District : 9Democratic
Representative Representative Schakowsky, Janice D.

Representative Schakowsky, Janice D.
Year of Birth: 1944

A Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County,Illinois, May 26, 1944; attended Sullivan High School, Chicago, Ill.; B.S.,University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Ill., 1965; director, Illinois StateCouncil of Senior Citizens, 1985-1990; member of the Illinois state house ofrepresentatives, 1990-1998; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Sixth andto the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1999-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/janice-schakowsky/S001145
Phone:

Congressional District : 10Republican
Representative Representative Dold, Robert J.

Representative Dold, Robert J.
Year of Birth: 1969

A Representative from Illinois; born in Evanston, Cook County,Ill., June 23, 1969; graduated from New Trier High School, Winnetka, Ill., 1987;B.A., Denison University, Granville, Ohio, 1991; J.D., Indiana University,Bloomington, Ind., 1996; M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg School ofManagement, Evanston, Ill., 2000; business owner; staff, United States VicePresident James Danforth Quayle, 1991-1993; staff, United States House ofRepresentatives Committee on Reform and Oversight, 1997-1999; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress (January 3, 2011-January 3,2013); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred ThirteenthCongress in 2012; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred FourteenthCongress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/robert-dold/D000613
Phone:

Congressional District : 11Democratic
Representative Representative Foster, Bill

Representative Foster, Bill
Year of Birth: 1955

A Representative from Illinois; born in Madison, Wis., October 7,1955; B. A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wis., 1975; Ph. D.,Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1984; physicist; entrepreneur; boardmember, Batavia Foundation for Educational Excellence; elected as a Democrat tothe One Hundred Tenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy causedby the resignation of United States Representative John Dennis Hastert andreelected to the succeeding Congress (March 8, 2008-January 3, 2011);unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in2010; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the succeedingCongress (January 3, 2013-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/bill-foster/F000454
Phone:

Congressional District : 12Republican
Representative Representative Bost, Mike

Representative Bost, Mike
Year of Birth: 1960

A Representative from Illinois; born in Murphysboro, Jackson County, Ill., December 30, 1960; graduated from Murphysboro High School, Murphysboro, Ill., 1979; Certified Firefighter II Academy, University of Illinois, 1993; United Sates Marine Corps, 1979-1982; truck manager; firefighter; business owner; member of the Jackson County Board, Ill., 1984-1988; treasurer of the Murphysboro Township, Ill., 1989-1992; trustee of the Murphysboro Township, Ill., 1993-1995; elected to the Illinois state house of representatives, 1995-present; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred and Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/mike-bost/B001295
Phone:

Congressional District : 13Republican
Representative Representative Davis, Rodney

Representative Davis, Rodney
Year of Birth: 1970

A Representative from Illinois; born in Des Moines, Polk County,Iowa, January 5, 1970; attended the public schools in Taylorville, Ill.; B.A.,Millikin University, Decatur, Ill., 1992; staff, Illinois secretary of state,1992-1996; unsuccessful candidate for the Illinois state house ofrepresentatives in 1996; staff, United States Representative John Shimkus ofIllinois, 1997-2012; unsuccessful candidate for mayor of Taylorville, Ill., in2001; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to thesucceeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/rodney-davis/D000619
Phone:

Congressional District : 14Republican
Representative Representative Hultgren, Randy

Representative Hultgren, Randy
Year of Birth: 1966

A Representative from Illinois; born in Park Ridge, Cook County,Ill., March 1, 1966; graduated from Wheaton Academy, West Chicago, Ill., 1984;B.A., Bethel University, St. Paul, Minn., 1988; J.D., Chicago-Kent College ofLaw, Chicago, Ill., 1993; staff, United States Representative Dennis Hastert ofIllinois, 1988-1990; lawyer, private practice; member of the DuPage, Ill.,county board, 1994-1998; member of the Illinois state house of representatives,1999-2007; member of the Illinois state senate, 2007-2010; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2011-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/randy-hultgren/H001059
Phone:

Congressional District : 15Republican
Representative Representative Shimkus, John

Representative Shimkus, John
Year of Birth: 1958

A Representative from Illinois; born in Collinsville, MadisonCounty, Ill., February 21, 1958; graduated from Collinsville High School,Collinsville, Ill.; B.S., West Point Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1980;teaching certificate, Christ College, Irvine, Calif., 1990; M.B.A., SouthernIllinois University, Edwardsville, Ill., 1997; United States Army, 1980-1986;United States Army Reserve, 1986-2008; Collinsville Township, Ill., trustee,1989-1993; Madison County, Ill., treasurer, 1990-1996; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Fifth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3,1997-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/john-shimkus/S000364
Phone:

Congressional District : 16Republican
Representative Representative Kinzinger, Adam

Representative Kinzinger, Adam
Year of Birth: 1978

A Representative from Illinois; born in Kankakee, Kankakee County,Illinois, February 27, 1978; graduated from Normal West High School, Normal,Ill., 1996; B.A., Illinois State University, Normal, Ill., 2000; salesrepresentative; United States Air Force/Illinois Air National Guard,2003-present; member of the McLean County, Ill., board, 1998-2003; elected as aRepublican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2011-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/adam-kinzinger/K000378
Phone:

Congressional District : 17Democratic
Representative Representative Bustos, Cheri

Representative Bustos, Cheri
Year of Birth: 1961

A Representative from Illinois; born in Springfield, SangamonCounty, Ill., October 17, 1961; graduated from Springfield High School,Springfield, Ill., 1979; attended Illinois College, Jacksonville, Ill.; B.A.,University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1983; M.A., University of Illinois,Springfield, Ill., 1985; journalist; businesswoman; member of the East Moline,Ill., city council, 2007-2011; elected as a Democrat to the One HundredThirteenth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2013-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/cheri-bustos/B001286
Phone:

Congressional District : 18Republican
Representative Representative LaHood, Darin

Representative LaHood, Darin
Year of Birth: 1968

(son of Ray LaHood), A Representative from Illinois; born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., 1968; graduated from Spalding Institute, Peoria, Ill., 1986; B.A., Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1990; J.D., John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Ill., 1997; lawyer, private practice; staff, United States Representative Charles Jeremy (Jerry) Lewis of California, 1990-1994; Cook County, Ill., prosecutor, 1997-1999; Tazewell County, Ill., prosecutor, 1999-2001; prosecutor, United States attorney for the District of Nevada, 2001-2005; adjunct professor, University of Nevada at Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nev., 2003-2005; member of the Illinois state senate, 2011-2015; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Aaron Schock (September 10, 2015-present).

Website: https://www.congress.gov/member/darin-lahood/L000585
Phone:

Join Us:
FacebookTwitter