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John J. Cullerton

Democratic — Senator — District 6
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John J. Cullerton represents Senate District 6 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of two committees, and is the primary sponsor of 4618 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of 375 bills

1996 103806.14
1998 85410.0
2000 107386.0
2002 150095.0
2004 207563.16
2006 387924.0
2008 776862.55
2010 2101346.75
2012 1036099.24

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 6th District
    327 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-2728
    Fax: 217-782-3242
  • District Office:

    1726 W. Belmont
    Chicago, IL  60657
    Phone: 773-883-0770
    Fax: 773-880-9083



News and Blog Coverage

Ives & Murphy: No Laughing Matter

House Speaker Mike Madigan and Senate President John Cullerton By State Rep. Jeanne Ives (R-Wheaton) and Kathleen Murphy - Heading into the 2016 Budget Address, no one expected that Governor Rauner’s plan to scale-back Illinois’ oversized, outdated, underperforming state government...


* Reuters… A deal to plug a $1.6 billion hole in Illinois’ current budget is not imminent, the president of the state Senate said on Friday, contradicting assertions this week from the governor and House Speaker. Senate President John Cullerton told Reuters the fiscal year 2016 budget unveiled by Governor ...

Critics Slam Rauner's Budget Over 'Morally Reprehensible' Cuts

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling for massive cuts to health care, education and other vital services as part of his budget blueprint to "turnaround" Illinois. Progress Illinois rounds up some of the praise and outrage that has poured in following Rauner's first budget address. Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner's so-called ...

Politicians React to Rauner's Budget Address

Governor Bruce gave his budget address Wednesday where he announced plans for deep cuts, saying the state has been living beyond its means by spending money that taxpayers can’t afford. The plan to fix the state’s budget mess included cuts to Medicaid and higher education and a new plan to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 145

    Memorial - Elaine Cullerton

  • SR 108

    Memorial - Anne Oakley

  • SR 110

    13Th Amendment Ratification

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  • SB 216

    Economic Development-Tech

  • SB 197


  • SB 503


Recent Votes

SB 11


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1164.0
•••No: 529.0
•••Other: 15.0
HB 6193

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 711.0
HB 5547


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 813.0
HB 5528

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5084.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 915.0
HB 5495

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3762.0
•••No: 1525.0
•••Other: 711.0
HB 5315

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5389.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 610.0
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