Stephanie Kifowit proudly served her country in the United States Marine Corps, served the residents of the City of Aurora as Alderman for over nine years. Now, as full-time State Representative of the 84th District, she serves the residents of Aurora, Montgomery, Naperville, and Oswego. As a former financial advisor, Kifowit helped families make the best long-term decisions for their futures and she brings that experience to the State of Illinois.
She has a record of fighting for Veterans, seniors and the most vulnerable in our community. Kifowit has introduced and supported legislation that would assist Veterans and help restore integrity to state government. During her tenure as state representative, she has fought for Veterans, seniors and the most vulnerable in our community. She has passed legislation to lower Veteran suicide, reduce property taxes and provide services for the elderly, disabled and children. Stephanie Kifowit is dedicated to ensuring that every year the state of Illinois has a balanced and responsible budget. Because of this determination, the state of Illinois has received six (6) credit upgrades, the first time in over 20 years.
Representative Kifowit was the only state representative to challenge long-serving Speaker of the House Michael Madigan on October 1, 2020. Her efforts lead to additional members denouncing his speakership and resulted in a new speaker of the House for the Illinois House of Representatives for the 102nd General Assembly.
Currently, Representative Kifowit is Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee and the Chair of the State Government Administration Committee, and Vice Chair of the Appropriations/General Services Committee, and member of Revenue and Finance and Public Utilities Committees. In addition, Representative Kifowit has been named the Midwest Regional Director of the Women’s Legislative Network.
Representative Kifowit is a proud alumna of Northern Illinois University and graduated with a B.S. in Political Science and a Masters of Public Administration. She is a wife and mother, who understands the struggles of working families. Stephanie and her husband Steve, an Army Veteran, have two children, Sabrina and Samuel. Samuel is on active duty serving in the United States Navy, stationed in Japan on the USS Ralph Johnson.
The family is complete with Steve's daughter, Alexandria, her husband William and two grandchildren, William and Jonathan. After living in Aurora for 18 years, they currently reside in Oswego.
State Representative Kifowit │ 1677 Montgomery Rd #116; Aurora, IL 60504 │ 630.585.1308 | Stephanie.Kifowit@att.net