Alan J. Dixon

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  1. United States Congress. "DIXON, Alan John (id: D000366)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . Retrieved July 7, 2014.
  2. Dan Balz (July 23, 1999). "Karl Rove: The Strategist". The Washington Post . Washington Post Company. p. C1.
  3. 'Illinois Blue Book 1979-1980,' Alan J. Dixon-Secretary of State, pg. 24-25
  4. Charles Babington and Dan Balz (2005-08-17). "Democrats Feel Heat From Left On Roberts". The Washington Post . Washington Post Company. p. A01. Nan Aron, president of the Alliance for Justice, said [...] 'History shows us that voters turned on Alan Dixon for his vote on Clarence Thomas and voters gave Arlen Specter the toughest reelection of his life.'
  5. Martin, Douglas (7 July 2014). "Alan J. Dixon, 86, Is Dead; U.S. Senator Who Championed Illinois". The New York Times. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  6. How Senator Alan Dixon gave us President Barack Obama
  7. Former U.S. Senator Alan Dixon Dies at Home
  8. "Laureates by Year - The Lincoln Academy of Illinois". The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Retrieved 2016-03-04.
Alan J. Dixon
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United States Senator
from Illinois
In office
January 3, 1981 January 3, 1993
Political offices
Preceded by Treasurer of Illinois
1971–1977
Succeeded by
Preceded by Secretary of State of Illinois
1977–1981
Succeeded by
U.S. Senate
Preceded by U.S. Senator (Class 3) from Illinois
1981–1993
Served alongside: Charles H. Percy, Paul Simon
Succeeded by
Party political offices
Preceded by Democratic nominee for Treasurer of Illinois
1970, 1974
Succeeded by
Preceded by Democratic nominee for Secretary of State of Illinois
1976, 1978
Preceded by
Adlai Stevenson III
Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator from Illinois
(Class 3)

1980, 1986
Succeeded by
New office Senate Democratic Chief Deputy Whip
1989–1993
Succeeded by