Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
|Elgie R. Sims, Jr.|
|Illinois House of Representatives District 34|
|January 14, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Illinois State University|
|Master's||MPA, University of Illinois|
|J.D.||Loyola University Chicago School of Law|
Sims earned his B.S. from Illinois State University, his M.P.A. from the University of Illinois, and his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for the Law Offices of Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Sims served on the following committees:
|Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations-Human Services|
|• Business Growth & Incentives|
|• Business & Occupational Licenses|
|• Mass Transit, VIce-chair|
Sims' campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Attract business and long term jobs to the state"
- Excerpt: "Retain our best and brightest teachers"
- Public Safety
- Excerpt: "Ensure police presence in high risk areas"
Sims won election 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 and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 34, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Elgie R. Sims, Jr. Incumbent||100%||41,423|
Sims and his wife, Shivonne, have two children.
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Constance A. Howard (D)
|Illinois House of Representatives District 34
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