Senator Gillespie isn’t afraid to reach across the aisle to pass legislation that benefits the 27th district and all of Illinois. She has a proven track record of working with Democrats, Republicans, community members, and community groups to pass legislation. In the past year alone, she sponsored 25 bills that are now law. She is a skilled leader, who will continue advocating for policies that improve the lives of Illinoisans and the people of the 27th district.