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Neil AndersonREPRepublican State Senator, District 36
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ILResidence (state)

Neil Anderson (born April 14, 1982) is an American Republican politician who represents the 36th district in the Illinois Senate. He defeated incumbent Democrat Mike Jacobs in the November 2014 election. The 36th district, located in Western Illinois, includes all or parts of East Moline, Moline, Rock Island, Rock Falls and Sterling.Anderson defeated incumbent Democratic State Senator Mike Jacobs in the 2014 general election, 55%-45%.Anderson works as a firefighter/paramedic for the Moline Fire Department and has a wife and two children.Anderson ran for state representative in 2012 in the 72nd district. He lost to incumbent representative Patrick J. Verschoore by a margin of 64%-35%. Anderson currently serves on the following committees: Licensed Activities (Minority Spokesperson); Public Safety (Minority Spokesperson); Commerce; Criminal Law; Energy and Public Utilities; Transportation; Redistricting- Northern Illinois; Criminal Law- Clear Compliance.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Iowa Central Community College
Attended
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
BA General Studies
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Assistant Republican Leader
Illinois State Senate
2019 - 2021
Senator
Illinois State Senate
2015 - Current
Firefighter
Moline Fire Department
2006 - Current
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Former Member
Subcommittee on Generation, Utilities, and Telecommunications, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Subcommittee on Capital, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Veterans Affairs Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Licensed Activities and Pensions Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Local Government Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Subcommittee on Gaming, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Local Government Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Minority Spokesperson
Agriculture Committee, Illinois State Senate