|Illinois State Senate District 4|
|1998 - Present|
|January 12, 2013|
|Years in position||16|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Trustee, Village of Maywood|
|1997 - 2003|
|Bachelor's||Western Illinois University|
|Master's||University of Illinois|
|Birthday||May 10, 1968|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois|
Lightford is a full time State Senator. Lightford graduated with her Bachelor's degree from Western Illinois and her Master's in Public Administration from the University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lightford has been appointed to these committees:
- Assignments Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Committee of the Whole, Illinois Senate
- Education Committee, Illinois State Senate, Vice Chair
- Executive Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Redistricting Committee, Illinois State Senate
- Subcommittee on Education, Vice Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lightford served on these committees:
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012
Lightford is running for re-election to the 4th District seat in the Illinois State Senate in 2012. She was unopposed in the Democratic Primary on March 20 and will be unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012.
- See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2010
|Illinois State Senate, District 4 (2010)|
|Kimberly Lightford (D)||48,129||100.0%|
Lightford ran unopposed in the Democratic primary election on February 2nd.
|Illinois State Senate, District 4 (2006)|
|Kimberly Lightford (D)||45,857|
|Antoinette Ruback (R)||5,969|
In 2006, Lightford collected $130,789 in donations.
Listed below are those that contributed most to her campaign.
|Illinois Education Association||$16,000|
|Renaissance Hospital Management||$9,600|
|Illinois Trial Lawyers Association||$4,500|
|Midway Airport Concessionaires||$3,000|
|Chicago Teachers Union||$2,500|
|Illinois Federation of Teachers||$2,000|
|Construction & General Laborers District Council of Chicago & Vicinity||$2,000|
|Illinois Bankers Association||$2,000|
|Food & Commercial Workers Local 881||$1,540|
|Illinois Credit Union League||$1,500|
|Community Bankers Association of Illinois||$1,500|
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Lightford represents Illinois Senate District 4. District 4 includes in the Northwest and Near West sides of Chicago.
Lightford is single and resides in Maywood, Illinois.
- Kimberly Lightford's personal website
- Biography from the Illinois General Assembly
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
- "Illinois General Assembly" List of Illinois Senate Committees, July 28, 2009
- Illinois State Board of Elections "Candidate List," December 5, 2011
- 2010 Illinois General Election Results
- 2010 Illinois Primary Election Results
- Illinois Senate election results for 2008
- Lightford Campaign Donors
- "Illinois Chamber of * Commerce Committee, Illinois State Senate, Northeast Illinois Legislative District Maps, July 29, 2009
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