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2016 Endorsements Announced


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)


The Progressive Action Project, the state PAC of Citizen Action/Illinois, endorsements for the 2016 General Election are as follows:

State Comptroller: Susana Mendoza

State Senate: Omar Aquino-2, Mike Hastings-19, Cristina Castro-22, Tom Cullerton-23, Corinne Pierog-25, Laura Murphy-28, Julie Morrison-29, Christine Benson -28, Melinda Bush-31, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant -49, and Sheila Simon -58.

State Representative: Theresa Mah-2, Julianna Stratton-5, Sara Feigenholtz-12, Greg Harris-13, Kelly Cassidy -14, Lou Lang-16, Robyn Gabel-18, Al Riley-38, Jaime Andrade-40, Sam Yingling -62, Nancy Zettler -66, Mike Smiddy-71, Mike Halpin-72, Anthony DelGiorno-99.


State’s Attorney of Cook County: Kim Foxx


Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County: Dorothy Brown


Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Commissioner: Josina Morita, Mariyana Spyropolous, Barbara McGowan for 6-year terms; and Marty Durkan for 2-year terms.


They also voted to support the “Transportation Lockbox” ballot initiative.