Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton is excited to serve Illinois as the state’s 48th Lieutenant Governor. Previously, Lt. Governor Stratton represented the 5th District in the Illinois House of Representatives. Prior to her time in state government, she was the Director of the Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she trained law enforcement agencies to build strong relationships with the communities they serve. She also is a professional mediator and operated her own small business for over 20 years.
Lt. Governor Stratton is a lifelong Illinoisan and was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. She is a proud graduate of Kenwood Academy High School, the University of Illinois, and DePaul University College of Law. She has three daughters and enjoys going to concerts and running marathons and triathlons.