Equality Illinois 2016 Primary Endorsements

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The Equality Illinois Political Action Committee endorsements for the 2016 Illinois Primary Election on March 15, 2016 are based on a candidate’s record in office and responses submitted on the Equality Illinois PAC’s 2016 candidate questionnaire.

The Equality Illinois PAC, the political arm of Equality Illinois, is the only statewide political entity that is dedicated to securing and defending the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Illinoisans through engagement in the electoral process.


Illinois State Comptroller – Democratic Primary
Susana Mendoza

Illinois Senate (District number)

Omar Aquino and Angelica Alfaro (2)

Heather Steans (i) (7)

Steve Caramelli and Cristina Castro (22)

Corinne Pierog (25)

Laura Murphy (i) (28)

Scott Bennett (i) (52)

Sheila Simon (58)

Illinois House of Representatives (District number)

Alex Acevedo and Theresa Mah (2)

Cynthia Soto (i) (4)

Sonya Harper (i) (6)

Emanuel “Chris” Welch (i) (7)

Ann Williams (i) (11)

Sara Feigenholtz (i) (12)

Greg Harris (i) (13)

Kelly Cassidy (i) (14)

John D’Amico (i) (15)

Lou Lang (i) (16)

Laura Fine (i) (17)

Robyn Gabel (i) (18)

Merry Marwig (20)

Michael J. Madigan (i) (22)

Christian Mitchell (i) (26)

Thaddeus Jones (i) (29)

Al Riley (i) (38)

Will Guzzardi (i) (39)

Jaime Andrade (i) (40)

Litesa Wallace (i) (67)

Angelique Bodine (69)

Mike Smiddy (i) (71)

Mike Halpin and Jeff Jacobs (72)

Greg Hose (81)

Stephanie Kifowit (i) (84)

John Curtis (93)

Bobby Pritchett (94)

Tony DelGiorno (99)

Carol Ammons (i) (103)

Katie Stuart (112)

Jay Hoffman (i) (113)

Champaign County Recorder – Democratic Primary
Matthew Duco

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District six-year term (vote for three) – Democratic Primary
Mariyana Spyropoulos (i)
Barbara McGowan (i)
Josina Morita

Metropolitan Water Reclamation District two-year term – Democratic Primary
Tom Greenhaw