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Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL 15th District)

12th term Republican from Illinois 15th District.

Bio

Residence: Collinsville

Marital Status: Married (Karen)

Prev. Occupation: Teacher

Prev. Political Exp.: Collinsville Twp. Board of Trustees, 1989-93; Madison Co. Treasurer, 1990-97

Military: USA, 1980-86; USAR, 1986-2008

Education: BS United St.s Military Academy, 1980; MBA Southern IL Univ. - Edwardsville, 1997

Birthdate: 02/21/1958

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: Unc.%


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. John Shimkus.

Website: shimkus.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

2217 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-1315
Phone: (202) 225-5271
Fax: (202) 225-5880

Maryville Office: (more district offices)

15 Professional Park Drive
Maryville, Illinois 62062
Phone: (618) 288-7190
Fax: (618) 288-7219



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Craig Roberts
  • Scheduler: Molly Harris
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Legis. Dir.: Brian Looser
  • Health LA: Brian Looser
  • Comm. Dir.: Jordan Haverly
  • Judiciary LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Budget LA: Brian Looser
  • Civil Rights LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Brian Looser
  • Science/Technology LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Women's Issues LA: Brian Looser

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. John Shimkus voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Nay Voted For
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Nay Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Yea Voted For
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Nay Voted For
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Nay Voted For
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Nay Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Yea Voted For
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Yea Voted For
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Yea Voted For
(More Key Votes)
 

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. John Shimkus's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. John Shimkus a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support Yes Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.