ILLINOIS LEGISATORS – FULL LIST

KEEPING ILLINOIS LEGISLATORS ACCOUNTABLE

It’s important to know what’s happening in state politics. While national politics often gets the spotlight for federal legislation, decisions that affect Illinois and your community are being influenced and made every day. We’ve assembled fact and information to help you stay informed about how your state legislators are making an impact.

We’ve assembled information about all Illinois General Assembly Legislators including 59 State Senators and 119 Illinois State Representatives. Find the facts about how the money flows through Campaign Finance and Voting Records.

Below is a full list of Illinois Senators and Representatives.
Please click the links to reveal Voting Records and Campaign Finance Contributions:

HOW WE DO IT

Our information about campaign contributions comes from public disclosures made by candidates to the Illinois State Board of Elections, assembled by the National Institute on Money in State Politics, a nonpartisan watchdog group dedicated to curating trustworthy, up-to-date and well-presented information about where our politicians get their money. You can read more about their work and research any Illinois politician yourself at https://www.followthemoney.org.

The bills we choose to evaluate our leaders on have to pass a few important criteria. First, we choose bills that have become law, or came close – we prefer to focus on votes that really affect the lives of Illinoisans and our state’s future. Second, we prioritize bills that Common Cause Illinois judges as important to the future of our democracy – bills that make it easier (or harder) to vote, participate, and achieve political equality. Third, we choose bills that media, party leaders, and interest groups talk about a lot – so our data can help Illinoisans see how money and influence fuel coverage and news cycles. Finally, we choose bills that show division among our elected officials – we’ll never present information about a vote that’s unanimous, because we want to demonstrate how big money can create gridlock and shape the debate in Springfield.

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