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

12th term Republican from Illinois 15th District.


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

Birthplace: East St. Louis, IL

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: Unc.%


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


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Craig Roberts
  • Scheduler: Vacant
  • Legis. Dir.: Brian Looser
  • Health LA: Brian Looser
  • Education LA: Brian Looser
  • Telecomm LA: Brian Looser
  • Elections LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Comm. Dir.: Jordan Haverly
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Military LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Financial Services LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Agriculture LA: Chase Clanahan
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Foreign Policy LA: Ari Kirsh
  • Energy LA: Jordan Haverly
  • Environment LA: Jordan Haverly
  • Tax LA: Brian Looser



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
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Nay Voted Against
P Providing for consideration of H.R. 3394; Cyber Security Research and Development Act 02/07/2002 Yea Voted For
P Clean Lakes Program 04/12/2000 Yea Not Scored
F Organ Procurement and Transplantation 04/04/2000 Yea Voted For

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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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 Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act No Send Message to Rep. John Shimkus


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