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Elgie R. Sims, Jr.

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


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.


Campaign themes


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"



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sims is running in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 34. Sims defeated Richard A. Wooten, Paul Steven Gregoire, Kyle Kasperek and Sandra J. Wortham in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. He is unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 34 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngElgie R. Sims, Jr. 39.7% 5,938
Richard A. Wooten 23.8% 3,557
Paul Steven Gregoire 3.2% 479
Kyle Kasperek 14.3% 2,134
Sandra J. Wortham 19.1% 2,860
Total Votes 14,968


Sims and his wife, Shivonne, have two children.

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