BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
BRANCHES OF GOVERNMENT
SENATE/HOUSE
SENATE/HOUSE
SENATE/HOUSE
100

THE ILLINOIS GOVERNOR

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

100

SECRETARY OF STATE

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

100

HAVE 59 MEMBERS AND 59 DISTRICTS

SENATE

100

ARE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR

NEITHER

100

RECEIVE THE SAME SALARY AS THE GOVERNOR

NEITHER

200

THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

EXECUTIVE BRANCH

200
ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT

JUDICIAL BRANCH

200

HAVE 118 MEMBERS AND 118 DISTRICTS

HOUSE

200

HAVE LAWMAKING RESPONSIBILITIES

BOTH

200

START IMPEACHMENT PROCEEDINGS

HOUSE

300

THE ILLINOIS STATE SENATE

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

300

DECLARES LAWS UNCONSTITUTIONAL

NEITHER

300

ELECTED BY THE PEOPLE

BOTH

300

MEET IN SPRINGFIELD

BOTH

400
ILLINOIS CIRCUIT COURTS

JUDICIAL BRANCH

400

MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

BOTH

400

MAKES LAWS THAT TREAT OTHER STATE'S CITIZENS DIFFERENTLY THAN ILLINOIS CITIZENS

NEITHER

400

ARE PART OF THE ILLINOIS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

BOTH

500

THE ILLINOIS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

LEGISLATIVE BRANCH

500

TERM IS FOR FOUR YEARS, WITH ONE 2-YEAR TERM EVERY TEN YEARS

SENATE

500

TERM IS TWO YEARS

HOUSE

500

THE SPEAKER IS THE CHIEF OFFICER

HOUSE

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