Mike (Mike) Simmons (D-07)

State Senator Mike Simmons

Mike (Mike) Simmons (D-07)
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Capitol: 217.782.8492
FAX: 217.782.0813
District: 773.769.1717
Section F, Office G Stratton Office Building 401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706
1040 West Bryn Mawr Avenue
Chicago, IL 60660
Residence:Chicago, IL

Committee Assignments


Lifelong resident of the 7th Illinois Senate District; BA in political science from Amherst College; Founder and CEO of Blue Sky Strategies & Co., a firm that develops anti-racist public policy; Former Deputy Commissioner and Policy Director of the Dept. of Planning and Development for Chicago Mayor's Office; Deputy Director of My Brother's Keeper Alliance, an Obama Foundation initiative; Legislative aide for U.S. Senator Dick Durbin in Washington; Son of a Black-American mother and an Ethiopian-American father, both owners of small businesses in the 7th District; the first openly gay senator to serve in the Illinois Senate; Resides in Uptown; Avid reader, cyclist and lover of the great outdoors.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2021    Next Election: 2026
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