Senator Jil Tracy (R)
Republican Caucus Whip
|Senator 47th District|
|103C Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|Years served: General Assemblies 94th, 95th, 96th, 97th,98th|
Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Agriculture; Executive Appointments; Judiciary; Labor; State Government; Telecommunications & InfoTechnology (Minority Spokesperson); Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On; Pension Investments Special Com. On; Subcommittee on Business Entities; Subcommittee on Tort Reform; Opioid Crisis Abatement Spec. Com.; Government Accountability/Ethics (Minority Spokesperson).
Biography: Jil Tracy was elected to represent the 47th District in the Illinois Senate in November of 2016. She previously served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 2006 to 2014. In her early career, Tracy worked in private law and served as Mt. Sterling City Attorney. Later, Tracy served as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General. She currently serves on the John Wood Community College Foundation Board, the Network Knowledge WQEC/WSEC/PBS Board. She was also a founding board member of the Brown County United Way and served for more than 13 years on the Mt. Sterling Park District Board. In addition to Senate Committees, she serves as a member of the Legislative Ethics Commission, Illinois' Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, as well as the Legislative Research Unit. She and her husband, Jim, live in Quincy and have four grown children and three grandchildren.