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}}{{tnr}}'''Elgie R. Sims, Jr.'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 34|District 34]] of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Elgie R. Sims, Jr.'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 34|District 34]] of the [[Illinois House of Representatives]].
  
==Elections==
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==Biography==
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Sims earned his BS from Illinois State University.  He went on to receive his MPA from the University of Illinois.  He then earned his JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.  He is an attorney for the Law Offices of Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Sims' campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://www.elgiesims.com/index.html Campaign website, Home]</ref>
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*'''Economy
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:Excerpt: "Attract business and long term jobs to the state"
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*'''Education
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:Excerpt: "Retain our best and brightest teachers"
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*'''Public Safety
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:Excerpt: "Ensure police presence in high risk areas"
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==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
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Sims is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois House of Representatives]] District 34. Sims is running against [[Richard A. Wooten]], [[Paul Steven Gregoire]], [[Kyle Kasperek]] and [[Sandra J. Wortham]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
 
Sims is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012|Illinois House of Representatives]] District 34. Sims is running against [[Richard A. Wooten]], [[Paul Steven Gregoire]], [[Kyle Kasperek]] and [[Sandra J. Wortham]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.il.gov/InfoForCandidates.aspx ''Illinois State Board of Elections'' "Candidate List," December 5, 2011]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Sims and his wife, Shivonne, have two children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.elgiesims.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.elgiesims.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/candidate/biography/135053/elgie-sims-jr Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/elgiesimsforstaterep34 Elgie Sims on Facebook]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/elgiesimsforstaterep34 Elgie Sims on Facebook]
 
*[https://twitter.com/elgiesims Elgie Sims on Twitter]
 
*[https://twitter.com/elgiesims Elgie Sims on Twitter]

Revision as of 16:21, 1 March 2012

Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
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Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives District 34
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sIllinois State University
Master'sUniversity of Illinois
J.D.Loyola University Chicago School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
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Elgie R. Sims, Jr. is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 34 of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Biography

Sims earned his BS from Illinois State University. He went on to receive his MPA from the University of Illinois. He then earned his JD from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. He is an attorney for the Law Offices of Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Sims' campaign website lists the following issues:[1]

  • Economy
Excerpt: "Attract business and long term jobs to the state"
  • Education
Excerpt: "Retain our best and brightest teachers"
  • Public Safety
Excerpt: "Ensure police presence in high risk areas"

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sims is running in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 34. Sims is running against Richard A. Wooten, Paul Steven Gregoire, Kyle Kasperek and Sandra J. Wortham in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Personal

Sims and his wife, Shivonne, have two children.

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