Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
Illinois General Assembly

  Live Audio/Video  

Senator Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D)
17th District
Majority Caucus Appropriations Leader

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

Springfield Office:
Senator 17th District
218 Capitol Building
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); Revenue; Judiciary; Financial Institutions; Sp. Comm on Crim Law and Pub Safety (Chair); Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Chicago Elected Rep. School Board.

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