Effingham, Il (Via Springfield, Il) – Gov. Bruce Rauner last Friday, December 22, granted 10 and denied 78 clemency petitions.
This is the twenty-second set of petitions the governor has reviewed since taking office.
Each person granted clemency has recently undergone a criminal background check through the Illinois State Police’s Law Enforcement Agencies Data System.
A granted clemency request for a pardon with expungement allows the petitioner to seek expungement of their conviction through the court system.
For additional information on the granted clemency cases, please contact the Prisoner Review Board at (217) 782-1610.
Courtesy of the Office of Governor Bruce Rauner
The office of Governor Rauner was contacted for further information regarding the 10 who were granted clemency, however there was not an immediate response.
UPDATE (10:28 a.m. 12/27/17):
At 10:20 a.m. this morning, we received the full list of individuals who have received clemency from Governor Rauner’s Office.
To see the full list follow the link below: