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Heather A. Steans

Democratic — Senator — District 7
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  • 99th

Heather A. Steans represents Senate District 7 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1357 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of one bills

2008 307170.85
2010 375809.32
2012 137048.4

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

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 7th District
    122 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-8492
    Fax: 217-558-6006
  • District Office:

    5533 North Broadway
    Chicago, IL  60640
    Phone: 773-769-1717
    Fax: 773-769-6901



News and Blog Coverage

LGBT Advocates Celebrate 10,000 Same-Sex Marriage Licenses In Cook County

Cook County is on track to issue its 10,000th same-sex marriage license this week. Cook County Clerk David Orr, elected officials and civil rights groups who advocated for marriage equality in Illinois celebrated the milestone at a press conference Monday morning. "In advance of the 10,000th marriage license being issued, ...

Illinois Lawmakers: Rank-And-File Legislators Key To Breaking Budget Impasse

State lawmakers on both sides of the aisle discussed the Illinois budget stalemate Monday, suggesting that rank-and-file legislators are key to breaking the monthslong impasse. Four Democratic and four Republican state lawmakers participated in the talk, co-hosted by the Illinois Campaign for Political Reform , CFA Society Chicago and Truth ...

Sierra Club Illinois Releases Primary Endorsements

The Sierra Club Illinois Chapter released its endorsements Thursday in Illinois legislative primary races. "Sierra Club is proud to recommend these candidates to Illinois voters who want to move beyond gridlock to create jobs in clean energy, protect our drinking water, and provide open space for our kids and future ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1852

    Return Deported Veterans

  • SR 1784

    Foster Youth/Alumni Shadow Day

  • SR 1752

    Nc/Ms - Repeal Anti-Lgbt Laws

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  • HJR CA58


  • SB 3402

    Criminal Law-Tech

  • SR 1633

    Il Epilepsy Advocacy Day

Recent Votes

HJR 152

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 635

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5389.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 610.0
SB 2047


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 2047


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 318


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4067.0
•••No: 1423.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 2562


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4372.0
•••No: 711.0
•••Other: 915.0
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