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Representative Elga L. Jefferies (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
26th District

Photograph of Representative  Elga L. Jefferies (D)

Springfield Office:
Springfield, IL 62706
District Office:
435 E. 35th Street, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60616
(773) 373-9400
(773) 373-9787 FAX
Years served: 2006

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Appropriations-Public Safety; Managing Sex Offender Issues, Subco; Public Utilities; Judiciary II - Criminal Law.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; born July 10, 1946 in Chicago; member, Palmer House for Boys; IVI/IPO; Near North Organization; Operation P.U.S.H.; Task Force for Black Empowerment; National Democratic Organization; Bronzeville Merchants Association; Deputy Mayor of Bronzeville; has four children and four grandchildren.

Associated Senator(s): Kwame Raoul