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Senator Kwame Raoul (D) - Previous General Assembly (99th)
13th District

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Springfield Office:
Senator 13th District
123 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-5338
(217) 558-6006 FAX
District Office:
1509 E. 53rd Street, 2nd Floor
Chicago, IL  60615
(773) 363-1996
(773) 681-7166 FAX

Years served: 2004 - Present

Committee assignments: Criminal Law (Vice-Chair); Judiciary (Chair); Public Health; Committee of the Whole; Energy and Public Utilities; Executive; Committee on Restorative Justice (Co-Chair); Subcommittee on Amendments; Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance (Sub-Chair); Sub on Constitutional Amendments (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Election Law; Sub. on Generation, Util, & Telecom; Committee on Pension Investments (Co-Chair); Sub. on Police Professionalism (Sub-Chair); Sub Com on CA Affecting the Jud (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Attorney; born Sept. 30, 1964; B.A. from DePaul University; J.D. from Chicago-Kent College of Law; previously served as Cook County prosecutor and in-house counsel for City Colleges of Chicago; serves on Boards of Legal Prep Charter Academies and International Child Care USA; Vice Chairman of the Sentencing Policy Advisory Commission; Director of Haitian Relief Network; lives in Hyde Park with his two children, Che and Mizan.

Associated Representative(s): Barbara Flynn Currie
 Christian L. Mitchell