KELLY, Robin L., (1956 - )


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KELLY, Robin L., a Representative from Illinois; born in New York, N.Y., April 30, 1956; B.A., Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., 1977; M.A., Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., 1982; Ph.D., Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill., 2004; counselor; community affairs director, Matteson, Ill., 1992-2006; member, Illinois state house of representatives, 2003-2007; chief of staff, Illinois state treasurer, 2007-2010; chief administrative officer, Cook County, Ill., 2010-2012; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth Congress, by special election, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of United States Representative Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. (April 9, 2013-present).