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Encyclopedia > Linda Chapa LaVia

Linda Chapa LaVia is a member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing a part of Kane County including the city of Aurora. A Democrat, she was elected to the Illinois General Assembly in 2002 defeating incumbent Bob O'Conner, becoming to first Hispanic to win a seat in the state legislature outside of Cook County. The Illinois House of Representatives convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ... Location in the state of Illinois Formed January 16, 1836 Seat Geneva Area  - Total  - Water 1,357 km² (524 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... Nickname: City of Lights Location in Chicagoland Country United States State Illinois Counties Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will  - Mayor Tom Weisner (D) Area    - City 39. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... The Illinois General Assembly convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ... Cook County may mean: Cook County, Illinois Cook County, Georgia Cook County, Minnesota Cooke County, Texas This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...


The daughter of Texas cotton pickers, Linda attended the University of Illinois and enrolled in the R.O.T.C. program, later graduating and becoming an officer in the United States Army.[1] The University of Illinois is the set of three public universities in Illinois. ... The United States Army is one of the armed forces of the United States and has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ...


Chapa LaVia, her husband and two children live in Aurora. Nickname: City of Lights Location in Chicagoland Country United States State Illinois Counties Kane, DuPage, Kendall and Will  - Mayor Tom Weisner (D) Area    - City 39. ...


On May 15, 2007, it was announced that Chapa LaVia was forming an exploratory committee for a run for the United States House of Representatives in the 14th district of Illinois, the seat currently held by former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert. There is much speculation that Hastert, having lost his position as Speaker after the Republicans lost control of the House in 2006, may retire. Chapa LaVia says she will only run if Hastert was to retire. [2] Seal of the House of Representatives The United States House of Representatives (or simply the House) is one of the two chambers of the United States Congress, the other being the Senate. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives is the presiding officer of the... John Dennis Hastert (born January 2, 1942) is an American politician and former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. ...


 
 

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