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Scott M. BennettDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 52
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ILResidence (state)

Scott Michael Bennett (born July 16, 1977) is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate representing the 52nd district since his appointment to fill the vacancy left by Mike Frerichs, who resigned after he was elected Treasurer of Illinois in the 2014 general election. The 52nd district, located in Central Illinois, includes the towns of Champaign, Danville, Georgetown, Gifford, Rantoul, Thomasboro and Urbana.Prior to being appointed to the Illinois Senate, Bennett worked as a prosecutor with the Office of the Champaign County State's Attorney.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Illinois College of Law
JD Law
1999 - 2002
Illinois State University
BA History
1995 - 1998
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Senator
Illinois State Senate
2015 - Current
Of Counsel
Spiros Law, Professional Corporation
2018 - Current
Assistant State's Attorney
Champaign County State Attorney's Office
2012 - 2015
Assistant State's Attorney
McLean County State Attorney's Office
2011 - 2012
Other Experience1 - 18 of 18
Member
Champaign County Chamber of Commerce
Current
Co-Chairperson
Ready.Set.Grow!, United Way of Campaign County
2015
Former President
Rotary Club of Urbana
Member
University of Illinois Alumni Association
Former Chair
Agriculture Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Capital, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Environment and Conservation Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Subcommittee on Gaming, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Appropriations II Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Criminal Law Committee, Illinois State Senate
Member
Labor Committee, Illinois State Senate