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Dale A. Righter

Republican — Senator — District 55
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Dale A. Righter represents Senate District 55 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 11 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 857 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of 131 bills

1998 122879.36
2000 58146.19
2002 195687.21
2004 111387.03
2006 287391.23
2008 256932.95
2010 349399.3
2012 210131.17

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

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 55th District
    309M Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-6674
    Fax: 217-782-7818
  • District Office:

    88 Broadway Avenue, Suite 1
    Mattoon, IL  61938
    Additional District Addresses
    Phone: 217-235-6033
    Fax: 217-235-6052



News and Blog Coverage

Illinois Lawmakers Propose Measures To Fund Struggling Universities During Budget Impasse

New proposals are pending in Springfield to address the lack of state funding being provided to higher education institutions during the ongoing budget impasse, now in its tenth month. Rep. Mike Fortner (R-West Chicago) has proposed a $558.3 million measure that would fund some higher education institutions, but not community ...

LIVE-BLOG: Super Tuesday 3.0 Results Come In — Where Will The Chips Fall?

The first election night results are rolling and Progress Illinois is providing updates with our election night live-blog as the developments unfold. The first election night results have come in with the Florida race being called for Donald Trump on the Republican side and Hillary Clinton in the Democratic battle. ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SB 3433

    Concealed Carry-Objections

  • SB 3423

    $Univ-Comm College-Map Grants

  • SB 3412


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  • SB 3182

    Local Gov-Unfunded Mandates

  • SB 3102

    Cd Corr-Oaf Restitution

  • SB 3074

    Firearm-Firefighters Exception

Recent Votes

SB 346

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3457.0
•••No: 1118.0
•••Other: 1423.0
HB 940

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4779.0
•••No: 23.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 940


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4983.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 750

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5084.0
•••No: 11.0
•••Other: 813.0
HB 4576

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
HB 5572

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5288.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 711.0
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