Hi! I’m Andrew Chesney, your Illinois State Senator here in the 45th District—a place where I’ve grown up and built a life for my family.

You have chosen a wonderful area to live. We are lucky and fortunate to call this region and Illinois our home.

The 45th District has a lot to offer, and I hope this Guide is a useful resource for you. Whether you are looking for a nearby event or need help navigating state agencies, I hope to be of assistance.

Andrew Chesney, State Senator, 45th District of Illinois

Senator Chesney's Events

Our Services

My highly-trained constituent services staff is available to help you navigate state agencies and departments, and can often help cut through some of the red tape. They can assist with FOID card renewal application, help with unemployment claims, and direct you to a variety of services. Be sure to check out a more complete list of the things we can help you with below.

  • Unemployment claims
  • Voter registration
  • Notary
  • FOID and Concealed Carry applications and renewals
  • State taxes
  • State licensing
  • Aid agency referrals
  • Individual Case work
  • Internships
  • Commemoration and recognition
  • Medicaid


If you would like to speak with a constituents services expert, please call my district office at 815-232-0774 . We’re here to help!


Free Museum Passes

Senator Chesney has four free passes that can be checked out of his office for use at the below Illinois attractions.
Please call the office at 815-232-0774 to reserve passes for your family.