Illinois General Assembly
The Illinois General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate. The General Assembly was created by th...
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Illinois's 1st congressional district election, 2000
The 2000 United States House of Representatives election for the 1st district in Illinois took place on November 7, 2000 to elect a representative from Illinois's 1st congressional district for the 10...
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Ralph Tyler Smith
Ralph Tyler Smith (October 6, 1915 – August 13, 1972) was born in Granite City, Illinois. Smith was a Republican politician from Illinois and served in the Illinois state house from 1955 through 1969,...
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John Millner
John J. Millner (born c. 1951) is a former Republican member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 28th district from 2005 to 2013. He previously served as Illinois State Representative for the 55t...
3rd Illinois General Assembly
The 3rd Illinois General Assembly, consisting of the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives, met from December 2, 1822 to February 18, 1823 during the first two years of Edward Cole...
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29th Illinois General Assembly
The 29th Illinois General Assembly was elected in November 1874. The session began on January 6, 1875 and adjourned on April 15, 1875. No party had a majority in either chamber. The Republicans had...
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4th Illinois General Assembly
The 4th Illinois General Assembly, consisting of the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives, met from November 15, 1824 to January 18, 1825, and again from January 2, 1826 to Januar...
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5th Illinois General Assembly
The 5th Illinois General Assembly, consisting of the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives, met from December 4, 1826 to February 19, 1827, at The Vandalia State House. The appor...
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Illinois Senate
The Illinois Senate is the upper chamber of the Illinois General Assembly, the legislative branch of the government of the state of Illinois in the United States. The body was created by the first st...
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Majority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives
The office of Majority Leader of the Illinois House of Representatives, usually in practice called the Illinois House Majority Leader, is a statutory office of the Illinois House of Representatives.
Daniel Hogan (Illinois politician)
Daniel Hogan was an Irish American politician and telegrapher. Coming from Ireland to Pulaski County, Illinois with his parents at a young age, Hogan studied telegraphy in his youth. These skills were...
Henry H. Evans
Henry H. Evans (March 9, 1836 – March 27, 1917) was an American politician and businessman, involved in restaurants and real estate. He entered politics as a member of the Illinois House of Representa...
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Illinois Legislative Black Caucus
The Illinois Legislative Black Caucus is an American political organization composed of African Americans elected to the Illinois Legislature. There is 1 Republican in this group.
The primary miss...
John W. Arnold
John William Arnold (February 14, 1842 – 1900) was an American politician from New York. Coming with his family to Lockport, Illinois, Arnold worked in his father's store until the outbreak of the Civ...
Illinois Senate elections of Barack Obama
Barack Obama won three Illinois Senate elections. The Illinois Senate career of Barack Obama began in 1997 after his first election in 1996 to a two-year term in the Illinois Senate representing Illin...
Illinois Senate career of Barack Obama
The Illinois Senate career of Barack Obama began in with the 1997 swearing in of Obama to his first term in the Illinois Senate and ended with his 2004 election to the United States Senate. During thi...
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William Alexander Richardson
William Alexander Richardson (January 16, 1811 – December 27, 1875) was a prominent Illinois Democrat politician before and during the American Civil War.Born near Lexington, Kentucky, Richardso...
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William M. Smith
William M. Smith was the 27th Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives. A Republican, he held the position from 1871 until 1873.
Cutback Amendment
The Cutback Amendment is an amendment to the Illinois Constitution that abolished multi-member districts in the Illinois House of Representatives and the process of cumulative voting. Before the amen...
David Shanahan
David E. Shanahan (September 7, 1862–October 18, 1936), Illinois Republican state legislator and political leader, was born on a farm in Lee County, Illinois. His parents moved back to Chicago w...
Thomas J. Turner
Thomas Johnston Turner (April 5, 1815 - April 4, 1874) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois.
Born in Trumbull County, Ohio, Turner completed preparatory studies.He moved with his parents to But...
Steve Stadelman
Steve Stadelman is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate from the 34th district. The 34th district is based in Winnebago County and includes all or part of the municipalities of Rockford, Maches...
Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives

This is a complete list of the Speakers of the Illinois House of Representatives, as of 2007. Each was chosen since the Illinois General Assembly's first session in 1818.The colors indicate the p...
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