Sharon (Sharon) Chung (D-SH091)

Capitol: 217.782.8223
FAX: 217.782.3885
District: 847.828.4579
Representative
Stratton Office Building 401 South Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
3 Dawes Place
Bloomington, IL 61701
Elected: 2022    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Jeremy   
Counties Representing
Fulton / Peoria / Tazewell

Bio

Sharon Chung is a mother, county board member, dedicated teacher and musician, and lifelong Illinoisan. As a natural communicator, collaborator, and problem-solver, Sharon is committed to being a strong voice, advocating for the hard-working people of the newly-drawn 91st House District.

The daughter of Korean immigrants, Sharon was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, and moved to Bloomington to attend college at Illinois Wesleyan University. She and her husband Jeremy were drawn back to the community as a place to start their family. Together with their daughters, Sophie (9) and Mia (7), Sharon and Jeremy have been proud to call Bloomington home since 2009.

Sharon was elected to the McLean County Board in 2018, representing the residents of District 7. She has served on the Land Use and Development, Health, and Justice Committees, and together with her colleagues, has brought increased transparency and accessibility to the board and county government. Sharon has been an advocate for openness and commonsense solutions during her time on the board.

As a professional violist and violinist, Sharon has performed on numerous stages throughout Central Illinois. During the spring and summer of 2020, Sharon and her friends performed throughout the Bloomington-Normal area in various outdoor neighborhood concerts as the Antiviral Musicians' Collective. At a time when people were confined to their houses, she saw this as an opportunity to share beauty and provide hope to the community that has given her and her family so much through the years.