February 23, 2021: Michael Madigan (D) has resigned as a Member of the Illinois State House of Representatives. He represented District 22. He assumed office in 1971. He left office on February 18, 2021. Madigan ran for re-election to the Illinois House of Representatives to represent District 22. He won in the general election on November 3, 2020. Madigan was the speaker of the state House. He served as House speaker from 1983 until 1995, when Republicans took control of the state House. Democrats retook the House in 1997, and Madigan was again selected to serve as House speaker. In 2017, Madigan became the longest-serving state House speaker in U.S. history.