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Springfield, IL 62706
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District Profile & Map
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Will Davis was born on July 2, 1968 in Harvey, Illinois. Davis holds a Master of Public Administration Degree from Governors State University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from Southern Illinois University (SIU) at Carbondale.
Since taking office, Davis’ top legislative priorities include education funding, increased health care availability and economic development. He understands that small businesses are the backbone of our community and has been a vocal advocate for bringing new jobs to our area. Prior to serving as state representative, Davis worked as an Admissions Counselor at SIU-Carbondale and was the Deputy District Administrator for Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr.
In 2005, Rep. Davis helped make Illinois the first state in the nation to guarantee access to quality and affordable health care for all children. Working continuously to improve health care, he has supported legislation to address cardiovascular disease, prostate cancer, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer.
Davis serves on several committees in the Illinois General Assembly. He is Chairman of both the Appropriations-Elementary & Secondary Education and the Special Committee on Health and Healthcare Disparities. He also serves as a member of the Appropriations-Higher Education, International Trade & Commerce, Labor and Mass Transit committees as well as the Workers’ Compensation Subcommittee. Additionally, Davis serves as the Joint Chairman of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus.
Davis has been recognized with “Legislator of the Year” awards from the Illinois Association of Code Enforcement, Illinois Primary Healthcare Association and Illinois Association of Park Districts.
Davis is happily married to his wife Jaclin and the proud father of a son, Chazz, and daughter, Jana.
He is a member of New Mount Olive Baptist Church, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, and a founding member of the Better Funding for Better Schools Coalition. He serves on the Foundation Board of South Suburban College.
Davis’ 30th District includes all or portions of Blue Island, Calumet Park, Dixmoor, Dolton, East Hazel Crest, Harvey, Hazel Crest, Homewood, Markham, Midlothian, Oak Forest, Phoenix, Posen, Riverdale, Robbins, and Chicago’s 9th and 34th Wards.