Illinois

Illinois

  Voting Population

Eligibility (70.1% eligible to vote)
Illinois became a state in December 1818. Largely Republican from the Civil War through the 1920s, the state voted Democratic throughout the Great Depression and World War II, then returned to the Republicans for eight out of 10 elections from 1952 through 1988. Illinois has voted Democratic in the last seven elections. In 2016, Hillary Clinton easily beat Donald Trump 56% to 39%.

Illinois has 20 Electoral College votes to cast in Presidential elections.

State Capital: Springfield, IL   •   2020 Population: 12,659,682   •   US Representatives: 18

  Recent Election Results

Leaning
55%
Democrat
2016 Presidential (23.8% voted Republican)
2012 Presidential (33.5% voted Democratic)
2016 US Senate
2016 US House
2014 Gubernatorial

 Current Elected Officials

This is the list of elected officials for Illinois. This includes roles such as Governor and Lieutenant Governor, US and state senators and house representatives.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Richard J. Durbin Profile Picture
 Richard J. Durbin
U.S. Senator
711 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-2152
     
Tammy Duckworth Profile Picture
 Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Senator
524 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510
 (202) 224-2854
     
J.B. Pritzker Profile Picture
 J.B. Pritzker
Governor of Illinois
207 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
 (217) 782-6830
   
Juliana Stratton Profile Picture
 Juliana Stratton
Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
214 State House
Springfield, IL 62706
 (217) 558-3085
 ltgovstratton@illinois.gov
   
Jesse White Profile Picture
 Jesse White
IL Secretary of State
213 Illinois State Capitol
Springfield, IL 62756
 (800) 252-8980
     
Susana A. Mendoza Profile Picture
 Susana A. Mendoza
IL State Comptroller
325 West Adams Street
Springfield, IL 62704
 (217) 782-6000
     
Kwame Raoul Profile Picture
 Kwame Raoul
IL Attorney General
500 South 2nd Street
Springfield, IL 62701
 (217) 782-1090
   
Michael W. Frerichs Profile Picture
 Michael W. Frerichs
IL State Treasurer
219 State House
Springfield, IL 62705
 (866) 458-7327
     

While the President and Vice President are the only elected officials at the National level, there are hundreds of other positions appointed by the President himself.

Illinois will cast 20 Electoral College votes in the upcoming 2020 Presidential elections.

RepresentativeOfficeContact
Donald J. Trump Profile Picture
 Donald J. Trump
President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     
Mike Pence Profile Picture
 Mike Pence
Vice President of the United States
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20500
 (202) 456-1111
     

 Elected Role Descriptions

Lieutenant Governor:

In most cases, the lieutenant governor is the highest officer of state after the governor, standing in for that officer when they are absent from the state or temporarily incapacitated. In the event a governor dies, resigns or is removed from office, the lieutenant governor typically becomes governor.

Treasurer:

Typically, the Treasurer's duties include financial management and oversight of the particular department of which he or she manages. A Treasurer may also manage or oversee the financial affairs of the organization, often including tasks as selecting a bank, reconciling bank statements, and managing cash flow.

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