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Patricia Van Pelt

Democratic — Senator — District 5
Available Terms:
  • 98th
  • 99th

Patricia Van Pelt represents Senate District 5 in the Illinois Senate, is a member of eight committees, and is the primary sponsor of 406 bills.

2012 312101.89

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

  • Springfield Office:

    Senator 5th District
    218A Capitol Building
    Springfield, IL   62706
    Phone: 217-782-6252
  • District Office:

    1016 W. Jackson Boulevard
    Chicago, IL  60607
    Phone: 312-888-9191
    Fax: 312-277-3716



News and Blog Coverage

LIVE-BLOG: Super Tuesday 3.0 Results Come In — Where Will The Chips Fall?

The first election night results are rolling and Progress Illinois is providing updates with our election night live-blog as the developments unfold. The first election night results have come in with the Florida race being called for Donald Trump on the Republican side and Hillary Clinton in the Democratic battle. ...

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 ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 1916

    Dhfs-Medicaid Data

  • SR 1767

    Memorial - R. Powell Jr.

  • SB 3402

    Criminal Law-Tech

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  • SB 3412


  • SB 3383

    $Osfm Fy14 Oce

  • SR 1625

    Memorial - James Adams

Recent Votes

HB 3262

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4779.0
•••No: 711.0
•••Other: 58.0
HB 581

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3864.0
•••No: 1932.0
•••Other: 23.0
HB 5764

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3762.0
•••No: 1932.0
•••Other: 35.0
HB 6299

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4169.0
•••No: 1322.0
•••Other: 58.0
HB 4257

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 5694.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 35.0
HB 6328

Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3152.0
•••No: 1830.0
•••Other: 1016.0
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