Endorsements

For The Slate

Dick Durbin has been a Senator for Illinois since 1996. He has been the Senate Democratic Whip since 2005, the second-highest position in the Democratic leadership in the U. S. Senate. He is the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and is the dean of the Illinois congressional delegation.

Tammy Duckworth is a retired Army National Guard lieutenant colonel serving as the junior United States Senator from Illinois since 2017. A member of the Democratic Party, she represented Illinois's 8th district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2017.

Raja Krishnamoorthi has been the U.S. Representative from Illinois's 8th congressional district since 2017. The district includes Hoffman Estates, Elgin, Schaumburg, Wood Dale, and Elk Grove Village. Krishnamoorthi is a member of the Democratic Party, serves on the House Oversight Committee, is the chair of the Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, and serves as an Assistant Whip.

Sean Casten represents Illinois’ 6th Congressional District, which includes Wheaton, Palatine, and Barrington. He is in his second term, and serves on the House Financial Services Committee, the Science, Space, and Technology Committee, the Select Climate Crisis Committee, and is a Co-Chair on the New Dems Climate Change Task Force.

Linda Fleming was elected as a Republican to the Palatine Township in 2001. She served as the Clerk until 2005, at which time she was elected to be the Township Supervisor. She then served as Supervisor from 2005-2012.

Ann Gillespie is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate for the 27th district. The district, located in the Chicago metropolitan area, includes parts of Arlington Heights, Hoffman Estates, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Barrington, Inverness, Palatine, Prospect Heights and South Barrington.

Scott Britton is a member of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, representing District 14 in Illinois. District 14 contains Palatine, Inverness, and parts of Arlington Heights and Rolling Meadows. He was elected to the Board of Commissioners in 2018.

Michelle Mussman is a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives from the 56th district. The 56th district includes all or parts of Schaumburg, Elk Grove Village, Roselle, Hoffman Estates, Hanover Park, Rolling Meadows and Bloomingdale. She was elected as representative in 2010.

Jonathan Carroll is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from the 57th district. The 57th district, located in the Chicago metropolitan area, includes all or parts of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Des Plaines, Glenview, Mount Prospect, Northbrook, Palatine, Prospect Heights and Wheeling.

Julie A. Morrison is a member of the Illinois Senate from the 29th district. The 29th district includes all or parts of Arlington Heights, Buffalo Grove, Bannockburn, Deerfield, Glencoe, Glenview, Highland Park, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lincolnshire, Northbrook and North Chicago.

AMVOTEPAC’s mission is to expand the influence of American citizens of Middle Eastern ancestry, whether Arab, Muslim or Christian, through support of candidates who show a commitment to equal community opportunities in: (1) Business, (2) Employment, (3) Government, (4) Education, and (5) Civil Rights without regard to race, color, creed, and ethnicity.

Nathaniel Groh

RUN FOR SOMETHING - Run For Something recruits and supports young, diverse progressives to run for down-ballot races in order to build sustainable power for Democrats in all 50 states.

Thakar Basati

The ASIAN AMERICAN CAUCUS advocates for respect, resources and representation for Asian Americans in Illinois. They provide a unified voice and platform to educate the public on Asian American identities and issues. They work in coalition with African American, Latino, and other communities to advance fairness, justice, and equity for all.