Running for:

Illinois House of Representatives District 78

Current Position:

State House (D-IL) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:


Camille Lilly

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Camille Y. Lilly has spent her professional career advocating for and working diligently toward economic opportunity, community development, health and wellness, and educational advancement for district residents. As director of the West Garfield Park Families with a Future Program (1986-1990) for Bethel New Life Inc., she managed the State of Illinois’ Infant Mortality initiative, which led to a reduction in the infant mortality rate from 21 deaths per 1,000 live births to 17. In 2002, Lilly became one of the founders and a board member of the Austin Chamber of Commerce. Until recently, she served as the Chamber’s volunteer executive director where she grew a summer jobs program for youth.