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Heather A. Steans

Democratic — Senator — District 7
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  • 96th
  • 97th
  • 98th

Heather A. Steans represents Senate District 7 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1090 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
    M120 Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-8492
    Fax: 217-782-2115
  • District Office:

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



News and Blog Coverage

Who Voted For, Against Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois

The Illinois House on Tuesday voted 61-54 to approve same-sex marriage in Illinois. The Senate followed suit about an hour later, and the state is now a governor's signature away from becoming the 15th to allow gay marriages. Here's how state lawmakers voted in the House and Senate. HOUSE : ...

How Chicago Legislators Voted On Conceal Carry Veto

Here's how Chicago legislators voted on the motion to uphold Gov. Pat Quinn's amendatory of the conceal carry bill. The motion passed the Senate, 41-17, and the House, 77-31. Most Chicagoans in both houses voted to sustain the veto, although several were marked as absent, excused or not voting. Here's ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1281

    Memorial - Mckenzie Phlipot

  • HJR 103

    Crime Victims Amend-Arguments

  • SR 1253

    Memorial - Mckenzie Philpot

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  • SJR CA75

    Us Const Equal Rights Amend

  • SJR 70

    Fire Prevention/Education Tf

  • HB 6096

    $Il Work Comp Comm-Tech

Recent Votes

SB 2015


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4474.0
•••No: 58.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HB 1022

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 930


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5491.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 58.0
SB 3530


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
SB 1630


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3966.0
•••No: 1322.0
•••Other: 711.0
HJR 91

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5898.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 11.0
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