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Senator John Connor (D)
43rd District

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Springfield Office:
Senator 43rd District
M122 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8800
District Office:
20660 Caton Farm Road
Unit D
Crest Hill, IL  60403
(815) 207-4445
(815) 207-4446 FAX

Years served: 2021-

Committee assignments: Criminal Law (Chair); Financial Institutions; Healthcare Access and Availability; Human Rights; Judiciary (Vice-Chair); Pensions; App- Criminal Justice; App- State Law Enforcement (Sub-Chair); Redistricting- Kankakee & Will (Sub-Vice-Chair); Judiciary- Business Entities (Sub-Chair); Criminal Law- Clear Compliance; Criminal Law- Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Criminal Law- Juvenile Court (Sub-Chair); Sealing and Expungement (Sub-Chair); Problem- Solving Courts (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Born and raised in Joliet; previously served as Representative of the Illinois House’s 85th District; received B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law; 20 year career prosecutor at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office, specializing in digital forensics and serving as Major Crimes Chief; resides in Lockport with his wife, three sons and dog Circe.

Associated Representative(s): Dagmara Avelar
 Lawrence Walsh, Jr.