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Statement from William McNary, Co-Director, on the Results of the 2016 Elections

Date: 
11/29/2016

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.

The State of Springfield: 2016 Legislative Scorecard

Date: 
09/19/2016

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.

2016 Proxy Form_September

Date: 
09/07/2016

 Please return this completed proxy form by September 15th, 12:00 p.m. to cast your votes at the September 16th Endorsement Session.

Contact Julie Sampson (julie@citizenaction-il.org) if you have further questions.

2016 Endorsements Announced

Date: 
02/08/2016

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)

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Citizen Action/IL State PAC Announces 2015 City of Chicago Municipal Election Endorsements

Date: 
01/26/2015

 CHICAGO) – On January 24th, the Progressive Action Project, the Citizen Action/IL state PAC convened in Chicago to make endorsements in the 2015 City of Chicago Mu

Citizen Action / IL State PAC Candidate Questionnaire for the 2015 Chicago Municipal Election

Date: 
12/17/2014

 Citizen Action/IL state PAC is considering candidate endorsements for the 2015 Chicago Municipal Elections.

Congratulations to all of our victorious 2014 candidates

Date: 
11/07/2014

Citizen Action/Illinois & The Progressive Action Project

Remembering Lane Evans: A Hero for Progressives Across the Nation.

Date: 
11/07/2014

(Picture: 2001 Lerner-Egan Award for Distinguished Service Honoree Representative Lane Evans seated with 2001 keynote speaker Senator Paul Wellstone and Representative Jan Schakowsky at our 2001 Annual Dinner)