Welcome to my website!

As the State Representative for the 7th District of Illinois, I am here to serve working families all across Illinois and the 7th District.
I am humbled by the honor of serving in such capacity. My goal is to serve in an open and transparent way with the utmost integrity. Moreover, I want to be accessible to you. Please feel free to visit me at my Constiuent Service Office or contact me directly by sending me an email by visiting the contact page. I cannot be successful alone. Together we will achieve more. I hope you find this information helpful, and I look forward to working for you.


Emanuel "Chris" Welch
State Representative, 7th District

Representative Chris Welch has been inducted into The John Marshall Law School Hall of Distinction


Come out and join Representative Welch and be heard when it comes to the issues that matter to your community. Click "Learn More" to see upcoming events and find out how you can get involved.


Representative Welch has held an important role in our community for years. From his involvement and leadership positions within the Proviso Township District 209 to State Representative of Illinois' 7th District, Welch is a leader committed to improving our community.


Serving working families everyday, Representative Welch is focusing on improving classroom education, streamlining services, protecting families from foreclosures and providing safer streets in our communities.