Jil Tracy's Profile

Jil Tracy
47th District

Jil Tracy was elected to represent the 47th District in the Illinois Senate in November 2016. She had previously served as a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 2006 to 2014.

While serving in the House, Tracy was one of the 21 House members to sit on the Rod Blagojevich impeachment committee and one of six members to sit on the joint Senate and House Legislative Ethics Committee.

In her early career, Jil worked in private law and served as Mt. Sterling City Attorney. Later, she served as an Assistant Illinois Attorney General under Attorney Generals Jim Ryan and Lisa Madigan, where she was Director of the West Central Regional Office for 19 counties.

In addition to her legal work and public service, she was a founding Board Member of the Brown County United Way and served for more than 13 years on the Mt. Sterling Park District Board.

Jil and her husband, Jim, live in Quincy and have four grown children and six grandchildren. She currently serves on the John Wood Community College Foundation Board and the WQEC/PBS Board.


Candidate for Lt. Governor on the Dillard-Tracy 2014 ticket. We are tested & prepared and will MAKE ILLINOIS WORK AGAIN!