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Emanuel Chris Welch

Democratic — Representative — District 7
Available Terms:
  • 98th
  • 99th

Emanuel Chris Welch represents House District 7 in the Illinois House, is a member of nine committees, and is the primary sponsor of 497 bills, and is the secondary sponsor of two bills

2006 118536.66
2012 133714.05

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

  • Springfield Office:

    266-S Stratton Office Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-8120
    Fax: 217-524-0448
  • District Office:

    10055 W. Roosevelt Rd.
    Suite E
    Westchester, IL  60154
    Phone: 708-450-1000
    Fax: 708-450-1104
  • repwelch@emanuelchriswelch.com



News and Blog Coverage

Public Interest Group Gives Republican IL Lawmakers 'Poor' Marks On Legislative Scorecard

A new legislative scorecard highlights just how politically polarized the Illinois state legislature is on social and economic justice issues. Citizen Action/Illinois , a public interest organization and a progressive political coalition, released its 98th General Assembly scorecard last week, and no state Republican legislator scored higher than a "poor" ...

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 : ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • HR 704

    Recognize - Canaan Amw Church

  • HB 4268

    Sch Cd-Chicago Bd Of Ed-Elect

  • HB 4264

    Cosmetology-Domestic Violence

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  • HR 637

    Congrats - Team Usa Soccer

  • HR 624

    Memorial - Rev. L. Perkins Sr.

  • HR 618

    Memorial - Krisnette Harlan

Recent Votes

HB 2482


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 7462.0
•••No: 1311.0
•••Other: 3126.0
SB 570


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6857.0
•••No: 4134.0
•••Other: 97.0
HB 3746


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6555.0
•••No: 3529.0
•••Other: 1815.0
HB 1048

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10588.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 108.0
HB 488


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 6756.0
•••No: 3731.0
•••Other: 1411.0
HB 4113


Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 5445.0
•••No: 4941.0
•••Other: 1512.0
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