Rep. John Connor

85th District
Rep John Connor

Springfield Office:
284-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4179

District Office:
16151 S. Weber Road
Suite 103
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 372-0085


John Connor was born and raised in Joliet. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the University of Illinois. Connor spent nearly 20 years as a criminal prosecutor at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office. He helped launch the Major Crimes Prosecution Unit and was also chief of the High Tech Crime Unit. Connor instituted and ran the special grand jury for the Drew Peterson case, securing the indictment that successfully led to Peterson’s conviction. He and his wife live in Lockport and have three sons.

Connor Backs Budget to Address COVID-19 Crisis, Prioritizes Public Health and Essential Services

Connor Works to Promote Fairness for Student Athletes

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Student athletes receive a fair stake of the revenue colleges and universities earn off of their name, likeness and performance under legislation recently passed by state Rep. John Connor, D-Lockport.