Litesa Wallace

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Litesa Wallace
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives
from the 67th district
Assumed office
August 4, 2014
Preceded by Chuck Jefferson
Personal details
Born 1978[1]
Political party Democratic
Education Western Illinois University (BA)
Northern Illinois University
(MA, PhD)

Litesa Wallace (born 1977/78) is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives. She has represented the Rockford-based 67th district since her appointment in July 2014 to replace the outgoing State Representative Chuck Jefferson.[2][3]

Wallace is running for Lieutenant Governor of Illinois in the Democratic primary alongside State Senator Daniel Biss, replacing Biss's initial pick Chicago alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa.[4] In a video announcing the joint ticket, Wallace commented that she and Biss had both "fought for childcare assistance, a $15 minimum wage, to expand healthcare, and to make millionaires pay their fair share."[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chuck Jefferson aide Litesa Wallace tapped for seat in Illinois House
  2. ^ Veeneman, Drew. "67th House District" (PDF). precinctmaps.com. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-11-08. Retrieved 2013-02-01. 
  3. ^ Moon, Audrey (2014-08-04). "Litesa Wallace takes oath of office for 67th District seat". WREX. Retrieved 2014-08-05. 
  4. ^ Vinicky, Amanda (8 September 2017). "Daniel Biss Replaces Ramirez-Rosa with Rep. Litesa Wallace". Chicago Tonight. WTTW. Retrieved 25 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Biss picks Rep. Litesa Wallace as his new running mate". Illinois News Network. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 9 October 2017. 

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