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Juliana Stratton

American politician

Juliana Stratton (born September 8, 1965) is an American politician. She is the 48th and current Lieutenant Governor of Illinois since 2019.

Juliana Stratton
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48th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
Assumed office
January 14, 2019
GovernorJ.B. Pritzker
Preceded byEvelyn Sanguinetti
Member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 5th District
In office
January 11, 2017 – January 9, 2019
Preceded byKenneth Dunkin
Succeeded byLamont Robinson
Personal details
Born (1965-09-08) September 8, 1965 (age 54)[1]
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Children3
EducationUniversity of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (BS)
DePaul University (JD)

Stratton has served as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from January 2017 to 2019. She represented the 5th district.[2]

On August 9, 2017, it was announced that Stratton would be J. B. Pritzker's running mate in the 2018 gubernatorial election.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Two Illinois primaries test party loyalty
  2. Cholke, Sam and Jamie Nesbitt Golden (March 15, 2016). "Juliana Stratton Trounces Ken Dunkin In Battle With Madigan-Rauner Ties". DNAinfo.com. Archived from the original on November 8, 2016. Retrieved November 7, 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. Miller, Rich (August 9, 2017). "Pritzker to pick Rep. Stratton". Capitol Fax. Springfield, Illinois. Archived from the original on August 10, 2017. Retrieved August 10, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)