Congratulations to Victorious CA/IL-endorsed Candidates!
For Immediate Release
March 19, 2014
Contact: Lynda DeLaforgue
Endorsed Candidates Victorious in March Primary Election
(CHICAGO) – Citizen Action/Illinois-endorsed candidates are celebrating victories today after the March 18th primary. In total, 83% of our endorsed candidates prevailed in their primary races. We want to extend our congratulations to the following candidates:
U.S. Senate: Richard J. Durbin
U.S. Congress: Robin Kelly-2, Michael Mason-6, Danny K. Davis-7, Janice D. Schakowsky-9, Ann E. Callis-13, Dennis Anderson-14
Statewide Offices: Governor- Pat Quinn, Attorney General- Lisa Madigan, Treasurer- Michael W. Frerichs, Secretary of State-Jesse White
State Senate: Mattie Hunter-3, Don Harmon-39
State Representative: Kelly M. Cassidy -14, Mo Khan -20, William “Will” Davis-30, Nichole Serbin-37, Al Riley-38, Will Guzzardi -39, Mike Smiddy-71
Cook County Clerk – David Orr
County Commissioner – Jerry Butler-3, Stan Moore-4, Deborah Sims-5, Peter Silvestri-9, John Daley-11, Larry Suffredin-13, Jeff Toboloski-16
Cook County Board of Review- Larry Rogers, Jr.
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner- Tim Bradford
Appellate Court, 1st Judicial District: John Simon, Steele vacancy;
Cook County Judicial Circuit: Kristal Rivers, Connors vacancy; Cynthia Cobbs, McDonald vacancy; Andrea Buford, Veal vacancy; Bridget Anne Mitchell, Arnold vacancy
Citizen Action/Illinois is the state's largest public interest organization. Building on over two decades of experience, Citizen Action/Illinois is a key player in the fight for social and economic justice at the state and national levels. Citizen Action/Illinois has led campaigns for lower utility rates, fair taxes, affordable and quality health care, insurance and campaign finance reform, and stronger environmental and food safety protections. Citizen Action/Illinois works hard to hold our elected officials accountable on these issues every day in the State House and in the Congress.