|Attorney General of Illinois|
January 13, 2003
|Preceded by||Jim Ryan|
|Member of the Illinois Senate
from the 17th district
January 13, 1999 – January 7, 2003
|Preceded by||Bruce Farley|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Born||July 30, 1966
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||Georgetown University
Loyola University, Chicago
On December 12, 2008, she attracted national attention after filing a motion with the Supreme Court of Illinois to remove Governor Rod Blagojevich from office. The motion was denied by the court without a hearing.
On July 14, 2013 Madigan, who was widely expected to run, announced she would not run for governor in 2014 because of her father’s decision to stay in his post as speaker of the Illinois House, but that she would run for reelection instead.
References[change | edit source]
- Request for temporary restraining order filed before Supreme Court of Illinois on December 12, 2008 
- Zernike, Kate (May 18, 2008). "She Just Might Be President Someday". New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/18/weekinreview/18zernike.html.
- Lisa Madigan not running for governor of Illinois