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La Shawn K. Ford

Democratic — Representative — District 8
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La Shawn K. Ford represents House District 8 in the Illinois House, is a member of 10 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 931 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of three bills

1998 7535.0
2006 228262.7
2008 48700.0
2010 36657.21
2012 27017.1

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

  • Springfield Office:

    239-E Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-5962
    Fax: 217-557-4502
  • District Office:

    4800 W. Chicago Ave.
    2nd Floor
    Chicago, IL  60651
    Additional District Addresses
    Phone: 773-378-5902
    Fax: 773-378-5903



News and Blog Coverage

Dozens Arrested During Protest Over 'LaSalle Street Tax' At Chicago Board Of Trade (VIDEO)

Forty-one protesters with Fair Economy Illinois were arrested Monday after they blocked the entrances of the Chicago Board of Trade building as part of their campaign for a "LaSalle Street tax," or a tax on financial transactions to generate state revenue. Progress Illinois provides highlights from the protest. Dozens of ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 868

    Memorial - Carrie L. Filer

  • HB 4332

    1St Degree Murder-Victim

  • HR 856

    Memorial - Lorraine Jakes

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  • HR 834

    Creates-Task Force Education

  • HB 4316

    Lottery-Suspend Ticket Sales

  • HR 816

    Creates-Task Force Education

Recent Votes

HB 2482


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7059.0
•••No: 3832.0
•••Other: 108.0
SB 570

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7059.0
•••No: 3529.0
•••Other: 1311.0
HB 4156


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6857.0
•••No: 1512.0
•••Other: 3529.0
SB 155

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7966.0
•••No: 3227.0
•••Other: 75.0
SB 377

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7462.0
•••No: 3832.0
•••Other: 65.0
SB 1369

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 11395.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 54.0
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