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Model Illinois Government 

Model Illinois Government (MIG): is an organization that participates in the political branches of state government at a competition in the Spring. The purpose of the organization is to get people involved and aware of what all occurs in politics in all branches of the government. The group works on researching bills, practicing speaking skills, and learning all the in's and out's of politics from party ideologies to what certain party leaders do.The competition is comprised of many colleges and universities from all over the state of Illinois all spending their weekend in Springfield to work in the Capitol for four days to pass bills, run MIG, and to debate cases. There are jobs that for all interests of state government from journalists, staffers, moot court attorneys, state legislators, justices, and executive branch officials.Millikin has been known over the years to send a large amount of students to participate in both Moot Court, the legislative and executive parts of the competition. Millikin has won many awards over these years like best moot court team, outstanding committee chair, best large delegation (3 years), etc. There are many parts to the competition that all people of many interests in state government can learn, compete, and grow in their knowledge of how the state government works.

Traditionally, Millikin sends a large delegation of approximately twenty students and has been very successful in the various competitions (e.g., best large delegation (3 years), best moot court team, outstanding lobbyist, outstanding committee chair, etc.). For further information, visit the Model Illinois Government home page.


Millikin University - Decatur, IL
Millikin University - Decatur, IL