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Equality Illinois PAC issues endorsements
2014-01-17

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The Equality Illinois Political Action Committee ( PAC ) has issued its early endorsements of legislative candidates running for office in the March 18 primary election who have strong voting records on LGBT issues, particularly regarding the freedom to marry, according to a press release.

Endorsed candidates for the Illinois Senate include Sen. Daniel Biss ( D-9 ), Sen. John J. Cullerton ( D-6 ), Sen. Bill Cunningham ( D-18 ), Sen. Don Harmon ( D-39 ), Sen. Linda Holmes ( D-42 ), Sen. Mattie Hunter ( D-3 ), Sen. Mike Jacobs ( D-36 ), Sen. Steven Landek ( D-12 ), Sen. Terry Link ( D-30 ) and Sen. Andy Manar ( D-48 ).

State rep candidates receiving endorsements include Rep. Edward J. Acevedo ( D-2 ), Rep. Jaime M. Andrade Jr. ( D-40 ), Rep. Luis Arroyo ( D-3 ), Rep. Maria Antonia "Toni" Berrios ( D-39 ), Rep. Daniel J. Burke ( D-1 ), Rep. Kelly M. Burke ( D-36 ), Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy ( D-14 ), Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia ( D-83 ), Rep. Deborah Conroy ( D-46 ), Rep. Fred Crespo ( D-44 ), Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie ( D-25 ), Rep. John C. D'Amico ( D-15 ), Rep. William "Will" Davis ( D-30 ), Rep. Anthony DeLuca ( D-80 ), Rep. Scott Drury ( D-58 ), Rep. Kenneth "Ken" Dunkin ( D-5 ), Rep. Marcus C. Evans Jr. ( D-33 ), Rep. Keith Farnham ( D-43 ), Rep. Sara Feigenholtz ( D-12 ), Rep. Laura Fine ( D-17 ), Rep. La Shawn K. Ford ( D-8 ) and Rep. Jack D. Franks ( D-63.

Others are Rep. Robyn Gabel ( D-18 ), Rep. Esther Golar ( D-6 ), Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth ( D-92 ), Rep. Gregory Harris ( D-13 ), Rep. Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez ( D-24 ), Rep. Jay Hoffman ( D-113 ), Rep. Frances Ann Hurley ( D-35 ) and Rep. Thaddeus Jones ( D-29 )

Lastly, there are Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit ( D-84 ), Rep. Lou Lang ( D-16 ), Rep. Camille Lilly ( D-78 ), Rep. Michael J. Madigan ( D-22 ), Rep. Natalie A. Manley ( D-98 ), Rep. Robert Martwick ( D-19 ), Rep. Emily McAsey ( D-85 ), Rep. Christian L. Mitchell ( D-26 ), Rep. Martin J. Moylan ( D-55 ), Rep. Michelle Mussman ( D-56 ), Rep. Elaine Nekritz ( D-57 ), Rep. Al Riley ( D-38 ), Rep. Robert "Bob" Rita ( D-28 ), Rep. Ron Sandack ( R-81 ), Rep. Carol Sente ( D-59 ), Rep. Elgie R. Sims ( D-34 ), Rep. Mike Smiddy ( D-71 ), Rep. Cynthia Soto ( D-4 ), Rep. Ed Sullivan Jr. ( R-51 ), Rep. Silvana Tabares ( D-21 ), Rep. Andre Thapedi ( D-32 ), Rep. Arthur Turner ( D-9 ), Rep. Patrick Verschoore ( D-72 ), Rep. Lawrence "Larry" Walsh Jr. ( D-86 ), Rep. Emanuel "Chris" Welch ( D-7 ), Rep. Ann M. Williams ( D-11 ), Rep. Kathleen Willis ( D-77 ), Rep. Sam Yingling ( D-62 ) and Rep. Michael J. Zalewski ( D-23 ).


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