Danny K. Davis

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Danny Davis
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 7th district
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Preceded byCardiss Collins
Cook County Commissioner
for the 1st District
In office
Preceded byDistrict created
Succeeded byDarlena Williams-Burnett
Cook County Commissioner
for the City of Chicago
In office
1990 – 1994
Chicago City Alderman
for the 29th Ward
In office
Preceded byLeroy Cross
Succeeded bySam Burrell
Personal details
Daniel K. Davis

(1941-09-06) September 6, 1941 (age 82)
Parkdale, Arkansas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Vera G. Davis (m. 1974)
ChildrenJonathan Davis
Stacey Davis
ResidenceChicago, Illinois, U.S.
Alma materUAPB
Chicago State University
Union Institute & University
ProfessionEducator, politician, nonprofit program coordinator

Daniel K. Davis (born September 6, 1941) is an American politician. He is the U.S. Representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district, serving since January 1997. Davis is a member of the Democratic Party.

Davis is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus,[1] Progressive Caucus, and Democratic Socialists of America.[2][3]

Davis was one of 31 U.S. Representatives who voted against counting the electoral votes from Ohio in the 2004 presidential election.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. John Gorenfeld (2004-06-21). "Hail to the Moon king". Salon. Archived from the original on 2007-02-23. Retrieved 2007-06-20.
  2. Roman, B.:Recommendations for November Archived 2008-10-21 at the Wayback Machine, New Ground 60, Sept-Oct 1998. Retrieved 2008-11-2
  3. Llewellyn, F.: DSAPAC Swings into Action Archived 2008-11-25 at the Wayback Machine, Democratic Left, 34(1):3 Summer 2006. Retrieved 2008-11-2
  4. Final Vote Results for Roll Call 7 Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives, January 6, 2005

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