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  Hendon, Rickey R.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  2005-01-01  
 
NameRickey R. Hendon
Address3033 West Walnut St
Chicago, Illinois , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born Unknown
ContributorRP
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Nov 30, 2020 01:22am
Tags Black - Married - Baptist - Straight -
InfoRickey R. Hendon represents the 5th District in Chicago, Illinois. He was elected to the Illinois State Senate in 1992 and currently serves as Assistant Majority Leader. He was appointed as Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee and is an active member of the Insurance, Gaming and Energy committees.

During the 96th General Assembly, he sponsored several noteworthy pieces of legislation including a bill to encourage those with a desire to turn their lives around by establishing a fund to buy back guns and add participants’ names to a list which will be distributed to vendors receiving stimulus or state capital plan monies for employment purposes. He also helped to pass the state’s capital plan – the first such plan in more than 10 years – to help turn around Illinois’ economy and create sustainable jobs.

Prior to being elected to the State Senate, Hendon served as Alderman of the 27th Ward, and was appointed Secretary/Treasurer of the Cook County Forest Preserve by former Cook County Board President George Dunne on June 6, 1988.

Additionally, Hendon has served in numerous other positions, including Chairman of the Westside Black Elected Officials.

Senator Hendon was born in Cleveland, Ohio and grew up on the west side in the City of Chicago. He is known for his passion for softball and is an accomplished writer and producer of music.

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Feb 25, 2011 04:00pm Announcement State Sen. Rickey Hendon resigns  Article COSDem 

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  02/02/2010 IL Lt. Governor-D Primary Lost 13.83% (-12.14%)
  11/04/2008 IL State Senate 05 Won 85.97% (+71.94%)
  02/05/2008 IL State Senate 05 - D Primary Won 62.34% (+37.17%)
  01/03/2007 Assistant Majority Leader Won 33.33% (+0.00%)
  01/12/2005 Assistant Majority Leader Won 20.00% (+0.00%)
  11/02/2004 IL State Senate 05 Won 85.22% (+70.43%)
  03/16/2004 IL State Senate 05 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 IL State Senate 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  02/23/1999 Chicago Ward 27 Lost 23.08% (-53.83%)
  11/03/1998 IL State Senate 05 Won 94.73% (+89.46%)
  02/28/1995 Chicago City Clerk - D Primary Lost 29.64% (-14.07%)
  11/08/1994 IL State Senate 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 IL State Senate 05 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/02/1991 Chicago Ward 27 Won 67.94% (+35.88%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Chicago Mayor - Feb 22, 2011 D Danny K. Davis
Chicago City Clerk - Feb 22, 2011 D Patricia Horton
Cook County State's Attorney - D Primary - Feb 05, 2008 D Larry Suffredin
Chicago Mayor - Feb 27, 2007 D Dorothy Brown
IL Treasurer - D Primary - Mar 20, 1990 D Pat Quinn