Illinois Election Updates

  • Chicago City Clerk Anna Valencia picked up endorsements from former Illinois Congressman Luis Gutierrez and Comptroller Susana Mendoza for Secretary of State in the Democratic primary.
  • Sen. Dick Durbin endorsed Chelsea Laliberte Barnes in the Democratic primary for the 51st House District.
  • Sen. Darren Bailey (R-Xenia) was endorsed by ABATE of Illinois in the Republican primary for governor. The group lobbies for concerns of motorcycle riders.
  • The Chicago Firefighters Union endorsed Paul Schimpf in the Republican primary for governor.
  • The Illinois Chamber of Commerce endorsed Justice Michael Burke (R-Elmhurst) and Judge Daniel Shanes (R-Mundelein) for seats on the Illinois Supreme Court.
  • Congressman Mike Quigley, a Chicago Democrat, endorsed Alexi Giannoulias in the Democratic primary for Secretary of State
  • The Illinois Fraternal Order of Police endorsed Rep. Dan Brady (R-Bloomington) in the Republican primary for Secretary of State