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Jehan Gordon
Jehan Gordon.jpg
Illinois House of Representatives District 92
In office
Term ends
January 14, 2015
Years in position 5
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$132/per session day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Place of birthPeoria, IL
Office website
Personal website
Jehán A. Gordon is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing District 92 since 2009.

Gordon has worked in the Small Business Development Center at Bradley University, Coordinator of Retention Programs at Illinois Central University, and Volunteer in Service to America at Illinois Central College.

She is Developer/Director of the Emerging Leaders program, and Chairperson of Peoria's Promise.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gordon served on the following committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gordon served on the following committees:



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gordon won re-election in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 92. Gordon was unopposed in the March 20 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 92, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJehan Gordon Incumbent 100% 33,729
Total Votes 33,729


See also:Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gordon won re-election to the 92nd District seat against Republican Jim Montelongo. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on February 2nd. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 92 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jehan Gordon (D) 13,805 61.79%
Jim Montelongo (R) 8,538 38.21%


On November 4, 2008, Democrat Jehan Gordon won re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives District 92 receiving 19,410 votes, ahead of Republican Joan Gore Krupa who received 17,224 votes.[6]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 92 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jehan Gordon (D) 19,410
Joan Gore Krupa (R) 17,224

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Gordon collected $619,348 in campaign contributions. The largest contributors are listed below:[7]

Illinois House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jehan Gordon-Booth's campaign in 2010
Illinois Democratic Party$179,871
Stand For Children$100,000
Downstate Democratic Caucus$32,000
Service Employees Healthcare Illinois Indiana$25,000
North Central Illinois Laborers District Council$20,000
Total Raised in 2010 $619,348


In 2008, Gordon collected $734,141 in donations.[8]

Listed below are the five largest contributors to her campaign.

Donor Amount
Illinois Democratic Party $248,758
Illinois Education Association $60,000
Illinois Laborers $48,075
Operating Engineers Local 649 $42,000
Illinois Federation of Teachers $32,852


Illinois Opportunity Project

See also: Illinois Opportunity Project's Legislative Vote Card

The Illinois Opportunity Project, "an independent research and public policy enterprise that promotes legislative solutions in advance of free markets and free minds," annually releases its Legislative Vote Card, grading all members in both chambers of the Illinois General Assembly on the basis of their support of "pro-growth economic policies that increase personal freedom and reign in expansive government."[9][10]


Gordon received a score of 28.57 out of 100 in 2012 for a grade of F according to the IOP’s grading scale. Her score was tied for the 93rd highest among all 120 members of the Illinois House of Representatives included in the Vote Card.[10]

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