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John M. Sullivan

Democratic — Senator — District 47
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John M. Sullivan represents Senate District 47 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of six committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1138 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of 139 bills

2002 111178.75
2004 277466.82
2006 57663.11
2008 131244.43
2010 122134.06
2012 401039.34

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

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 47th District
    417C Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-2479
    Fax: 217-782-3088
  • District Office:

    926 Broadway, Suite 6
    Quincy, IL  62301
    Additional District Addresses
    Phone: 217-222-2295
    Fax: 217-222-2944



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 : ...

Sullivan celebrates Smiles Day in Schuyler County

On Friday, September 21, Sen. Sullivan celebrated Smiles Day in his hometown of Rushville, Illinois. Smiles Day, a tradition in Schuyler County since 1919, began as a way to honor veterans returning home from World War I. Through the years, the annual festival has grown to include Homecoming for alumni ...

New laws put Illinois children and families first

In August, the governor signed into law several Democratic Senators’ initiatives to protect Illinois children, enhance the quality of life and protect public safety. The following were among those signed into law. Strengthen current sex offender laws : Senators Kimberly Lightford and John Mulroe joined Senator Sullivan in sponsoring key ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1269

    Itha 25Th Anniversary

  • SR 1251

    Memorial - Louis Gilbert

  • SR 1212

    Memorial - Dennis W. Quillen.

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  • SJR 70

    Fire Prevention/Education Tf

  • SR 936

    Memorial - Robert E. Mcgraw

  • SB 3422

    Inc Tx-Partnership Interest

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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