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Patricia Van Pelt Watkins
Patricia Van Pelt Watkins.jpg
Candidate for
Illinois State Senate District 5
High schoolFenger High School
Associate'sTruman College
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Master'sSpertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Ph.D.Capella University
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Personal website
Campaign website
Patricia Van Pelt Watkins is a Democratic senator-elect for of the Illinois State Senate.

Watkins earned an Associate Degree in Natural Science from Truman College, Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from Roosevelt University, Masters Degree in Human Services Administration from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, and a CPA Doctorate in Management of Non-Profit Agencies from Capella University.[1]



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Van Pelt Watkins won election in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 5. Watkins defeated incumbent Annazette Collins in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012[2] and was unopposed in the general election on November 6, 2012. [3][4][5]

Illinois State Senate, District 5, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Van Pelt Watkins 100% 71,597
Total Votes 71,597

Illinois State Senate, District 5 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatricia Van Pelt Watkins 53.5% 10,081
Annazette R. Collins Incumbent 46.5% 8,761
Total Votes 18,842


Watkins was born on the Near North Side of Chicago and grew up in Cabrini Green. She is the founder of Target Area Development Corp and co-founder of Ambassadors of Christ Church.[1]

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