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|Name = Patricia Van Pelt Watkins
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|Position = Illinois State Senate District 5
 
|Position = Illinois State Senate District 5
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Patricia Van Pelt Watkins'''  is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 5 since January 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Patricia Van Pelt Watkins'''  is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Illinois State Senate]], representing District 5. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
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
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Watkins earned her Bachelor's in Public Administration from Roosevelt University, her Master's in Human Services Administration from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, and her C.P.A. and Doctorate in Management of Non-Profit Agencies from Capella University.<ref name="bio">[http://www.patriciaforchicago.com/?page_id=10 ''Patricia for Chicago,'' "Meet Patricia," accessed December 30, 2011]</ref>
Doctorate in Management of Non-Profit Agencies from Capella University.<ref name="bio">[http://www.patriciaforchicago.com/?page_id=10 ''Patricia for Chicago,'' "Meet Patricia," accessed December 30, 2011]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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==Personal==
 
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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.<ref name="bio"/>
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Watkins is the founder of Target Area Development Corp and co-founder of Ambassadors of Christ Church.<ref name="bio"/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.patriciaforchicago.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://www.patriciaforchicago.com/ Official campaign website]
*[http://www.senatedem.ilga.gov/index.php/sen-vanpelt-watkins-home Profile] at Illinois Senate Democrats
 
 
*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=2035 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
 
*[http://www.ilga.gov/senate/Senator.asp?GA=98&MemberID=2035 Biography, bills and committees] at the Illinois General Assembly
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{{LegisLinks | votesmart = 18331 | c-span = | followthemoney = 3400 | worldcat = | youtube = DrPatriciaWatkins | linked =  | nndb = | wikipedia = Patricia_Van_Pelt_Watkins }}
  
 
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Revision as of 10:20, 2 July 2013

Patricia Van Pelt Watkins
Patricia Van Pelt Watkins.jpg
Illinois State Senate District 5
Incumbent
In office
2013 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$67,836/year
Per diem$111/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolFenger High School
Associate'sTruman College
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Master'sSpertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Ph.D.Capella University
Personal
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Patricia Van Pelt Watkins is a Democratic member of the Illinois State Senate, representing District 5. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Watkins earned her Bachelor's in Public Administration from Roosevelt University, her Master's in Human Services Administration from the Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, and her C.P.A. and Doctorate in Management of Non-Profit Agencies from Capella University.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Van Pelt Watkins served on the following committees:

Illinois Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations I
Committee of the Whole
Criminal Law
Labor and Commerce
Public Health

Elections

2012

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

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Watkins is the founder of Target Area Development Corp and co-founder of Ambassadors of Christ Church.[1]

External links

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