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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 315 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

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

Rauner's State Of The State Address Sidesteps Illinois' Blaring Fiscal Problems, Critics Say

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner delivered his second State of the State address Wednesday, during the seventh month of the state budget impasse. Progress Illinois provides highlights from Rauner's speech and rounds up reaction to his agenda for the state. In his second State of the State address Wednesday afternoon, Illinois ...

Oddities and ends

* Apparently, this little scheme is quite popular in Chicago… For more than a year and a half, state Sen. Patricia Van Pelt (D-Chicago) recruited people into a home-based sales organization that she called “the opportunity of a lifetime.” Other local politicians, including Cook County Circuit Court Clerk Dorothy Brown ...

Fioretti Runs for State Senate Seat

Former mayoral candidate and Chicago alderman Bob Fioretti has tossed his hat into the ring of another political race. Fioretti, who ran against Rahm Emanuel in the February mayoral race, filed for candidacy for the 5th District state Senate seat on Monday. According to the Chicago Tribune , he announced ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 2370

    Juv-Counsel Representation

  • SB 2267

    Sch Cd-Educator Qualifications

  • SB 2240

    Government-Tech

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  • SB 2233

    Records Act-Police Misconduct

  • SB 2213

    Foid Card-Mental Disability

  • SB 2238

    Local Government-Tech

Recent Votes

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SB 2043

Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3661.0
•••No: 1220.0
•••Other: 1118.0
SB 2043

Concurrence

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3661.0
•••No: 1220.0
•••Other: 1118.0
HJR 98

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4779.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1220.0
HJR 15

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4983.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HJR 93

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4983.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1016.0
HJR 68

Motion To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 4983.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1016.0
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Sources

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