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Senator Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D)
17th District

Photograph of  Senator  Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 17th District
Stratton Office Building
Section C, Room H
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-3201
District Office:
8233 S. Princeton Ave.
Chicago, IL  60620
(773) 933-7715
(773) 933-5498 FAX

Years served: 2012 - 2018 (House); 2018 - Present (Senate)

Committee assignments: Appropriations (Chair); Criminal Law (Vice-Chair); Ethics; Judiciary; Public Safety; Revenue; Redistricting (Vice-Chair); Redistricting- Kankakee & Will; Redistricting- South Cook County; Judiciary- Privacy (Sub-Vice-Chair); Judiciary- Torts (Sub-Chair); Criminal Law- Clear Compliance (Sub-Chair); Criminal Law- Special Issues (Sub-Co-Chair).

Biography: Attorney; born in Chicago; B.S., Political Science, Illinois State University; M.P.A., University of Illinois; J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law; married, has two children.

Associated Representative(s): Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
 Nicholas K. Smith