Memorial Day Remembrance Wall

As a way to honor loved ones and friends who have served in the U.S. Military, we encourage you to submit a photograph and written remembrance of your deceased veteran to be displayed on the Illinois State Capitol Memorial Day Remembrance Wall. Your contributions will be displayed in the State Capitol Rotunda starting on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 through Saturday, May 30. Click here for more information.

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Welcome to Senator Righter's website

Dear Friend,

Welcome! Thank you for visiting my legislative Web site. I have proudly served the 55th State Senate District in Springfield since 2003, representing the people living in parts or all of Coles, Clark, Cumberland, Edgar, Effingham, Jasper, Crawford, Clay, Richland, Lawrence, Wabash, Edwards, Wayne and White Counties.

Please do not hesitate to contact my office with any questions, opinions or concerns—I love hearing from you and enjoy receiving feedback! You can reach my Mattoon office at 217-235-6033 and my Springfield office at 217-782-6674. Or you can contact me through email at



Dale Righter