|Member of the Illinois House of Representatives|
from the 2nd district
|Assumed office |
January 10, 2017
|Preceded by||Edward Acevedo|
|Born||San Francisco, California|
|Alma mater||University of California|
University of Chicago (Ph.D.)
Theresa Mah is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives who has represented the 2nd district since January 2017. The 2nd district, located in Chicago, includes Back of the Yards, Bridgeport, Brighton Park, Chinatown, McKinley Park and Pilsen.
Mah is the first Asian-American elected to the Illinois General Assembly.
- "Theresa Mah, PhD '99, Runs for Political Office". University of Chicago. May 14, 2016. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
- Miller, Rich (April 29, 2016). "How the South Side elected the state's first Asian-American lawmaker". Crain's Chicago Business. Retrieved November 8, 2016.
- Miller, Rich (November 19, 2018). "New Pritzker transition committee: "Equality, Equity and Opportunity"". Capitol Fax. Retrieved November 19, 2018.