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Evelyn Sanguinetti
Evelyn Sanguinetti 2015.jpg
47th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
Assumed office
January 12, 2015
Governor Bruce Rauner
Preceded by Sheila Simon
Personal details
Born (1970-11-12) November 12, 1970 (age 47)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Raymond Sanguinetti
Education Florida International University
John Marshall Law School,

Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti (born November 12, 1970) is the 47th and current Lieutenant Governor of Illinois. Her term began January 12, 2015.[1] Prior to being elected alongside Governor Bruce Rauner on November 4, 2014, she served on the Wheaton City Council.[2][3]


Sanguinetti was born in Miami, Florida to a Cuban mother and Ecuadorian father.[4]

Her first language is Spanish.[1] She earned a bachelor's degree in music from Florida International University and a juris doctor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. She is an attorney and adjunct professor of law at John Marshall Law School.[1][5]

Sanguinetti previously worked as an assistant Illinois attorney general during the tenure of former Republican Attorney General Jim Ryan.[1]

Sanguinetti is the first Hispanic to be elected to the office of Lieutenant Governor in Illinois and is the first female Hispanic Lieutenant Governor in the United States.[1]

In 2010, Sanguinetti was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Puente, Teresa (2014-11-05). "Evelyn Sanguinetti is Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor". Chicago Now. Retrieved 2014-11-05. 
  2. ^ Tareen, Sophia (2013-10-08). "Bruce Rauner Picks Wheaton's Sanguinetti as Running Mate". NBC 5 Chicago. Retrieved 2014-11-05. 
  3. ^ Lurz, Nathan - "Wheaton City Council Members Happy for Sanguinetti's Win". Suburban Life, published November 10, 2014; retrieved November 16, 2014.
  4. ^ "Evelyn Sanguinetti fun facts". Retrieved 13 November 2014. 
  5. ^ "Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti: Candidate Profile". Daily Herald. Retrieved 13 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Sheila Simon
Lieutenant Governor of Illinois


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