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Illinois - Downstate Democrats Betrayed By Senate Leadership

Thursday, March 20, 2003

Senate President Emil Jones has betrayed the downstate democrats. By walking lockstep with Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, he has left the downstate democrats who elected him to his leadership position open to criticism from gun owners. If the anti-gun agenda promoted by Senator Jones succeeds (click here for information about SB 1195), gun owners in southern Illinois will have to think twice before voting for a candidate who will keep Jones in his leadership position.

Find your Senator on the list below, call him today and tell him to tell Senator Jones to back off of his anti-gun agenda! If you are not sure who your senator is use the "Write Your Legislators" box to the right.

P.S.--A number of Senators have reportedly received inappropriate phone calls. When you contact your Senator be sure to be passionate but polite. Do not insult the Senator or any members of the staff. Name calling does not gain us anything, and can be very hurtful to our cause in the long run.

Dist Name Cap Phone
1 Senator Antonio Munoz (217) 782-9415
2 Senator Miguel del Valle (217) 782-5652
3 Senator Mattie Hunter (217) 782-5966
4 Senator Kimberly Lightford (217) 782-8505
5 Senator Rickey Hendon (217) 782-6252
6 Senator John Cullerton (217) 782-7260
7 Senator Carol Ronen (217) 782-8492
8 Senator Ira Silverstein (217) 782-5500
9 Senator Jeffrey Schoenberg (217) 782-2119
10 Senator James DeLeo (217) 782-1035
11 Senator Louis Viverito (217) 782-0054
12 Senator Martin Sandoval (217) 782-5304
13 Senator Barack Obama (217) 782-5338
14 Senator Emil Jones (217) 782-2728
15 Senator James Meeks (217) 782-8066
16 Senator Jacqueline Collins (217) 782-1607
17 Senator Donne Trotter (217) 782-3201
18 Senator Edward Maloney (217) 782-5145
19 Senator Maggie Crotty (217) 782-9595
20 Senator Iris Martinez (217) 782-8191
21 Senator Dan Cronin (217) 782-8107
22 Senator Steven Rauschenberger (217) 782-7746
23 Senator Pate Philip (217) 782-3840
24 Senator Kirk Dillard (217) 782-8148
25 Senator Chris Lauzen (217) 782-0052
26 Senator William Peterson (217) 782-8010
27 Senator Wendell Jones (217) 782-4471
28 Senator Kathleen Wojcik (217) 782-8192
29 Senator Susan Garrett (217) 782-3650
30 Senator Terry Link (217) 782-8181
31 Senator Adeline Geo-Karis (217) 782-7353
32 Senator Pamela Althoff (217) 782-8000
33 Senator Dave Sullivan (217) 782-3875
34 Senator Dave Syverson (217) 782-5413
35 Senator Bradley Burzynski (217) 782-1977
36 Senator Denny Jacobs (217) 782-5957
37 Senator Dale Risinger (217) 782-1942
38 Senator Patrick Welch (217) 782-8287
39 Senator Don Harmon (217) 782-8176
40 Senator Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson (217) 782-7419
41 Senator Christine Radogno (217) 782-9407
42 Senator Edward Petka (217) 782-0422
43 Senator Lawrence Walsh (217) 782-8800
44 Senator Bill Brady (217) 782-6216
45 Senator Todd Sieben (217) 782-0180
46 Senator George Shadid (217) 782-8250
47 Senator John Sullivan (217) 782-2479
48 Senator Peter Roskam (217) 782-8022
49 Senator Vince Demuzio (217) 782-8206
50 Senator Larry Bomke (217) 782-0228
51 Senator Frank Watson (217) 782-5755
52 Senator Richard Winkel (217) 782-2507
53 Senator Dan Rutherford (217) 782-6597
54 Senator John Jones (217) 782-0471
55 Senator Dale Righter (217) 782-6674
56 Senator William Haine (217) 782-5247
57 Senator James Clayborne (217) 782-5399
58 Senator David Luechtefeld (217) 782-8137
59 Senator Larry Woolard (217) 782-5509
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