Linda Holmes

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Linda Holmes
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Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 42nd district
Assumed office
January 2007 (2007-Jan)
Preceded byEdward Petka
Personal details
Born (1959-03-16) March 16, 1959 (age 60)
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Mike Holmes (divorced)
ResidenceAurora, Illinois
Alma materNational Louis University
ProfessionSmall Business Owner

Linda Holmes (born March 16, 1959) is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 42nd District since 2007. The 42nd district includes all or parts of Aurora, Boulder Hill, Montgomery, Naperville, North Aurora and Oswego.[1]

Prior to her service in the Illinois Senate, she served on the Kane County Board.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

A lifelong resident of Illinois, Holmes graduated from National Louis University with a bachelor's degree and worked as a research analyst at Conway-Milliken. She later became a project manager at Data Research before leaving to run a business with her husband at the time, Creative Carpentry Remodelers Inc.[3]

In 2004, Holmes was elected to the Kane County Board where she was chosen to serve on the Forest Preserve District Board.[2][3]

Illinois State Senator[edit]

Senator Holmes was first sworn into office in 2007. In the Illinois Senate, Senator Holmes serves as the Chairperson of the State Government & Veterans Affairs Committee. Her other committee assignments are Agriculture and Conservation, Gaming, Labor and Local Government.[4]


  1. ^ "PA 97-0006 Legislative District 41" (PDF). Springfield, Illinois: Illinois House of Representatives. May 18, 2011. Retrieved November 27, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "About Linda Holmes". Citizens for Linda Holmes. Archived from the original on 2012-11-28. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  3. ^ a b "Senator Linda Holmes's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
  4. ^ "Senator Biography". Illinois General Assembly. Retrieved 2012-12-23.

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