Ruth Munson is the Illinois State Representative for the 43rd district. The Illinois House of Representatives convenes at the Illinois State Capitol in Springfield. ...
As a member of the Illinois House of Representatives, she serves on eight committees: Committee on Whole, Computer Technology, Appropriations-Human Services, Elementary and Secondary Education, Insurance, Financial Institutions, Registration and Regulation, and Pension Fund Management Procurement.
State Representative Ruth Munson is in her second term in the Illinois General Assembly where she serves the 43rd District that includes portions of Elgin, Carpentersville, East Dundee and South Elgin.
As the founder of a small software development firm, Rep. Munson brings nineteen years of technology and business experience to the forefront of the Illinois General Assembly.
Her legislative priorities include combating identity theft, job creation, improving access to healthcare, keeping families safe from gangs and enhancing education for all students.
Rep. Munson received a BA in Political Science from Northern Illinois University in 1981. She was elected to the Elgin City Council in 1999. There, Rep. Munson served on the Economic Development Council and Technology Action Team. During her tenure as councilwoman, Elgin revitalized its Center City, expanded its recreational facilities, lowered crime and gang-related activity, and increased economic development.