State Representative Mike Unes is currently serving his second term in the Illinois General Assembly representing the 91st District.
Rep. Unes is a dedicated leader focused on an agenda for Fulton, Tazewell and Peoria County families that includes fiscal responsibility, attracting employers back to Illinois, and reforming state government ethics.
Representative Unes has a background in computer networking as well as experience serving on East Peoria’s city council, where he oversaw accounts and finance and served as mayor pro-tem. He also started a literacy campaign for the Tazewell-Woodford County Head Start program.
Unes’ service to the community has not gone without recognition. He was recently named 2013 Consumer Protection Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Insurance Association for his work on landmark copper theft legislation. He was named 2012 Public Official of the Year by the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and 2012 Distinguished Citizen of the Year by the East Peoria Chamber of Commerce. He was named Outstanding Freshman Legislator by the Illinois Chamber of Commerce in 2012, as well as 2012 Legislator of the Year by the Illinois Association of Electric Cooperatives. Unes was also selected as one of the “40 Leaders Under Forty” by Peoria’s Inter Business Issues in 2007.
The 91st District includes all or parts of the communities of East Peoria, Pekin, Canton, Lewistown, Farmington, Hanna City, Cuba, Bartonville, Marquette Heights, Mapleton, Kingston Mines and Creve Coeur.
Rep. Unes received his Bachelor’s Degree from Bradley University in 1996. Mike, his wife Natalie and their four children live in East Peoria.
You can send Rep. Unes an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.