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Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D) - Previous General Assembly (98th)
4th District
Assistant Majority Leader

Photograph of Senator  Kimberly A. Lightford (D)

Springfield Office:
323 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8505
(217) 558-2068 FAX
District Office:
10001 West Roosevelt Rd
Suite 202
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 343-7444
(708) 343-7400 FAX
Years served: 1998 - Present

Committee assignments: Assignments; Executive; Education (Vice-Chair); Financial Institutions; Higher Education; Committee of the Whole; Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX); Subcommittee on Charter Schools (Sub-Chair); Advisory Committee On Ed. Funding; Executive Appointments.

Biography: Full-time senator; B.A. in communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in public administration, University of Illinois Springfield; village of Maywood trustee; employee for Secretary of State, Department of Corrections and Central Management Services; longtime champion in the Senate for education, working families and women's issues; lives in Maywood with her son, Isaiah.

Associated Senator(s): La Shawn K. Ford
 Emanuel Chris Welch