Paul Evans (politician)

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Paul Evans
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 102nd district
In office
2011 -
Preceded by Ron Stephens
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sandra
Residence O'Fallon
Alma mater Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Profession Lawyer
Religion Catholic
Website Representative Paul Evans (R) Illinois General Assembly Page

State Representative Paul J. Evans House GOP site
State Representative Paul Evans Facebook Page

Paul Evans is a Republican member of the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 102nd district. He was selected for the seat on August 13, 2011 after Ron Stephens retired.[1][2] He was sworn into office on August 26, 2011 [3] He will be running for reelection in the new 108th district in 2012.

Evans has worked in Southwestern Illinois as an attorney for nearly 20 years, and has previously served as the Zoning Hearing Officer for the cities of O'Fallon and New Baden, as well as serving on Metro-East Parks and Recreation District Board for 10 years. Evans is currently the Vice-President of the O’Fallon Chamber of Commerce.[4]
Evans serves on six house committees: Appropriations-Human Services, Appropriations-Public Safety, Small Business Empowerment & Workforce Development, Tourism & Conventions, Consumer Protection and Environmental Health.[5]

Political Positions[edit]

Evans believes in lower taxes to drive economic growth in Illinois, saying "If Illinois is to improve our business climate, we must grow our way out of our troubles which originated from the Chicago Democrat tax hikes." [6]


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