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Michael W. Frerichs

Democratic — Senator — District 52
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Michael W. Frerichs represents Senate District 52 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 791 bills.

1998 26408.21
2000 6026.8
2006 278262.35
2008 163160.65
2010 336519.37
2012 315886.09

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

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 52nd District
    124 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-2507
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    45 E. University Avenue, Suite 206
    Champaign, IL  61820
    Additional District Addresses
    Phone: 217-355-5252
    Fax: 217-355-5255



News and Blog Coverage

This Week in Mudslinging: Quinn's 'Rauneropoly' Game Will Give You Nightmares; Chicago Media Hates Valerie Jarrett

It's Friday! And that means another This Week in Mudslinging report on the over-the-top, openly hostile, endlessly entertaining alternate universe that is Illinois politics. Some would call it the 10th circle of hell. Others would call it less exciting than a marathon of International House Hunters on HGTV. I am ...

Sheila Simon vs. Judy Baar Topinka: The Illinois Comptroller Race Is Unsurprisingly One-Sided

Illinois Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon is running to unseat Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka this November—and the outlook does not look good. Simon, Democratic daughter of the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon, lags behind Topinka—a Republican heavyweight and 34-year veteran of state politics—by a whopping 33 percentage points in a new ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SJR CA75

    Us Const Equal Rights Amend

  • SR 1123

    Memorial - Annapurna Antisdel

  • SJR 70

    Fire Prevention/Education Tf

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  • SR 1115

    Child Food Services

  • SB 3452

    Higher Ed-Pay Forward Pay Back

  • SB 3553

    Higher Ed-Participation Cert

Recent Votes

HB 3794

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 58.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 2958


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 504


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 3433


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5186.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 813.0
SB 2954


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5796.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 23.0
SB 1778


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
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