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Illinois General Assembly

NameIllinois General Assembly
Coa PicIllinoiscapitol.jpg
Coa Res200px
Session RoomIllinois State Capitol pano.jpg
House TypeBicameral
House of Representatives
Leader1 TypePresident of the Senate
Leader1John Cullerton
Election1January 14, 2009
Leader2 TypeSpeaker of the House
Leader2Michael Madigan
Election2January 8, 1997
Political Groups1Democratic Party
Republican Party
Last Election1November 2, 2010
Meeting PlaceIllinois State Capitol, Springfield

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The Illinois General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois and comprises the Illinois House of Representatives and the Illinois Senate. The General Assembly was created by the first state constitution adopted in 1818. Illinois has 59 legislative districts, with two representatives and one senator from each correspondent district. The current General Assembly is Illinois's 97th.

The General Assembly meets in the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield.

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