The Latest : Elections & Progressive Leadership
We were not prepared for Donald Trump to become the next President of the United States. Many of our friends, our neighbors and our members have feelings of fear, sadness that are real. We want to acknowledge that and let you know that you're not alone. We are clear about the values that undergird this organization and we will not compromise on these values.
Every year, Citizen Action/Illinois examines the voting records of elected officials in the Illinois General Assembly. The Scorecard is a tool created to enable concerned citizens to hold their elected officials accountable for their votes during the year. For 2016, Citizen Action/Illinois selected 14 key votes in the House and 12 key votes in the Senate of the 99th General Assembly for analysis.
The Policy Council of Citizen Action/Illinois announced endorsements for federal offices for the 2016 General Election:
President: Hillary Clinton
U.S. Senate: Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Congress (districts in parentheses): Bobby Rush (1), Robin Kelly (2), Amanda Howland (6), Danny Davis (7), Raja Krishnamoorthi (8), Janice Schakowsky (9), Brad Schneider (10), C.J. Baricevic (12), Mark Wicklund (13)