Congressman Jesse L. Jackson, Jr. Representing the People of the 2nd District of Illinois

Washington DC Office
2419 Rayburn House Office

Washington DC 20515-1302
Phone: (202) 225-0773
Fax: (202) 225-0899

Homewood Office
17926 South Halsted
Homewood, IL 60430-2013
Phone: (708) 798-6000
Fax: (708) 798-6160
Chicago Office
7121 S. Yates Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60649
Phone: (773) 734-9660
Fax: (773) 734-9661
Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.


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I have had the honor of serving in the United States House of Representatives since December of 1995. I am a member of the Appropriations Committee, and serve on its State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs subcommittee as well as the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies subcommittee and the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee.

I hope this website helps you learn more about the Second Congressional District of Illinois, the role and services of the federal government, plus my views and voting record.

Thank you for visiting.

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Going To the Polls Does Not Mean You Have The Right To Vote

Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr., said today that while the world closely watches us choose our next president, we must closely examine the process we use to elect all of our leaders. "The new Advancement Project report and the documentary Uncounted offer warnings about the fragile state of our electoral system. They support what I've been saying for years: Going to the polls -- which they're doing today in states like Michigan and Tennessee -- does NOT mean you have the right to vote. … more


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