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Patricia Van Pelt Watkins

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Patricia Van Pelt Watkins
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Candidate for
Illinois State Senate District 5
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolFenger High School
Bachelor'sRoosevelt University
Associate'sTruman College
Master'sSpertus Institute of Jewish Studies
Ph.D.Capella University
Personal
Place of birthChicago, Illinois
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
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Patricia Van Pelt Watkins is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 5 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]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

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

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

Personal

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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