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Civic Organizations

  • AARP Illinois
  • BPI
  • CHANGE Illinois
  • Citizen Advocacy Center
  • Common Cause Illinois
  • Illinois Farm Bureau
  • IVI IPO  Latino Policy Forum
  • League of Women Voters of Illinois
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • union league

Community Organizations

  • Bolingbrook Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Champaign County Chamber of Commerce
  • Chicago Appleseed for Justice
  • Chicago Embassy Church
  • Chicago Sinai Congregation
  • DemocracyInActionChicago
  • Economic Development Council of Bloomington-Normal
  • Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce
  • EmpowerMen, Inc.
  • Enlace Chicago
  • Galesburg Chamber of Commerce
  • Grace Haitian Alliance Church
  • Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
  • Illinois Ballot Integrity Project
  • Imagine Englewood If
  • Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
  • Joliet Spanish Community Center
  • Kenwood Oakland Community Organization
  • A Knock at Midnight, NFP
  • League of Women Voters of Champaign County
  • League of Women Voters of Downers Grove, Woodridge, and Lisle
  • League of Women Voters of the Elgin Area
  • League of Women Voters of Glenview-Glencoe
  • League of Women Voters of Greater Peoria
  • League of Women Voters of Greater Rockford
  • League of Women Voters of Homewood-Flossmoor Area
  • League of Women Voters of Jo Daviess County
  • League of Women Voters of Lake Forest/Lake Bluff Area
  • League of Women Voters of McHenry County
  • League of Women Voters of Naperville
  • League of Women Voters of Oak Park/River Forest
  • League of Women Voters of the Palatine Area
  • League of Women Voters of Roselle/Bloomingdale
  • Liberation Christian Center
  • Liberation Inc.
  • Libertarian Party of Illinois
  • McLean County Chamber of Commerce
  • Metropolitan Planning Council
  • NAACP Chicago Southside Branch
  • Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce
  • New Latino Movement Illinois
  • Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce
  • Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Pontiac Chamber of Commerce
  • Quad Cities Chamber of Commerce
  • Reboot Illinois
  • Reformation Lutheran Church
  • Renacer Westside Community Network
  • Rockford Chamber of Commerce
  • SOUL (Southsiders Organized for Unity and Liberation)
  • Southwest Federation Block Clubs of Greater Englewood
  • Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development
  • Westside Minister Coalition
  • Young Leaders Alliance

Current and Former Elected and Appointed Officials

  • Jim Ardis, Peoria Mayor (R)
  • Suzanne Bassi, Former Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Scott M. Bennett, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Thomas B. Berns, Former Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Mary Burress, Tazewell County Treasurer (R)
  • Melinda Bush, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Tim Butler, Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Tom Cullerton, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Richard M. Daley, Former Mayor of Chicago (D)
  • William Daley, Former U.S. Secretary of Commerce and Former Chief of Staff to President Barack Obama (D)
  • Anthony DeLuca, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Scott Drury, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Dan Duffy, Illinois State Senator (R)
  • Jim Edgar, Former Governor of Illinois (R)
  • Manuel Flores, Former Chicago Alderman (D)
  • Mike Fortner, Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Bill Foster, U.S. Representative (D)
  • Jack Franks, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Robyn Gabel, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Bridget Gainer, Cook County Commissioner (D)
  • Kay Hatcher, Former Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Chad Hays, Illinois State Representative (R)
  • David Hoffman, Former Chicago Inspector General (D)
  • Brian Hopkins, Chicago Alderman (D)
  • Doug House, Rock Island County Democratic Chair
  • Naomi D. Jakobsson, Former Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Timothy V. Johnson, Former Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Darin LaHood, U.S. Representative (R)
  • Gary Manier, Mayor of Washington, Illinois (R)
  • William Marovitz, Former Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Ken Maurer, Metamora Village President
  • Ricardo Meza, Former Midwest Regional Counsel for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund and Former Illinois Executive Inspector General
  • Julie Morrison, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Laura Murphy, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Kathleen A. Ryg, Former Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Helen F. Satterthwaite, Former Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Jack Schaffer, Former Illinois State Senator (R)
  • Carol Sente, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Sheila Simon, Former Lieutenant Governor of Illinois (D)
  • Mike Smiddy, Illinois State Representative (D)
  • Heather Steans, Illinois State Senator (D)
  • Will Stephens, Mayor of Murphysboro (R)
  • Adlai E. Stevenson III, Former U.S. Senator (D)
  • Ed Sullivan, Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Dave Syverson, Illinois State Senator (R)
  • Michael W. Tryon, Illinois State Representative (R)
  • Corinne Wood, Former Lt. Governor of Illinois (R)
  • Sam Yingling, Illinois State Representative (D)

Candidates for Public Office

  • Omar Aquino - Democratic Nominee - Senate District 2
  • Christine Benson - Demoncratic Nominee - Senate District 38
  • Cristina Castro - Democratic Nominee - Senate District 22
  • Teresa Mah - Democratic Nominee - House District 2
  • Dan McConchie - Republican Nominee - IL Senate 26th district

Business, Civic and Community Leaders

  • Warren Batts, Former Chief Executive Officer, Mead and Chief Operation Officer, Dart Kraft
  • Peter Bensinger, CEO, Bensinger, DuPont & Associates
  • Peter Bensinger, Jr., Partner, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
  • Roger Bensinger
  • Peter Bowe, Former President and CEO, Ellicott Dredges, LLC
  • Jeff Brincat, Manager, CFS Consumer Financial Services of Waukegan
  • Reverend Dr. Byron T. Brazier, Senior Pastor, Apostolic Church of God
  • Cynthia Canary, Senior Advisor, Independent Maps
  • John Canning, Chairman, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • Lester Crown, Chairman, Henry Crown and Company
  • Terry Diamond, Former Chairman ,Talon Asset Management
  • James Donnelly, Former Partner, Stet & Query Limited Partnership
  • Bishop James Dukes, Senior Pastor, Liberation Center
  • Marshall Eisenberg, Partner, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg, LLP
  • Amara Enyia, Executive Director, Austin Chamber of Commerce
  • James Farrell, Former CEO, Illinois Tool Works
  • Paul Finnegan, Co-CEO, Madison Dearborn Partners
  • Dennis FitzSimons, Chairman of the Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • John Fox, Former Vice Chairman, Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Rodney Goldstein, Managing Director and Chairman of Frontenac Company
  • James Gorter, Former Executive Limited Partner and Advisor, Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C.
  • Ruth Greenwood, Senior Redistricting Counsel, Campaign Legal Center
  • Joseph Gregoire, Former President & CEO, National City Bank
  • Peter Hamilton, Former Chief Financial Officer, Brunswick Corporation
  • Howard Handler, Trustee, Deerfield Public Library
  • Deborah Harrington, Interim President and CEO, CHANGE Illinois
  • King Harris, Chairman, Harris Holdings
  • Christie Hefner, Director, Center for American Progress Action Fund
  • Sidney Herman, Attorney, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar & Scott LLP
  • Cheryle Jackson, Vice President of Government Affairs and Corporate Development, AAR CORP
  • Ra Joy, President & CEO, Change Illinois
  • Robert Judelson, Founder, JMB Realty
  • Michael Keiser, President, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
  • John P Keller, Mfg. Executive, Keller Group
  • Michael Krasny, Founder and Former CEO, CDW Corporation
  • Mary Kubasak, President, League of Women Voters of Illinois
  • Charles Ashby Lewis, Chairman, Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation, and former Vice Chairman, Investment Banking, Merrill Lynch & Co.
  • John Lillard, Former Chairman, Wintrust Financial
  • Rabbi Seth M. Limmer, Senior Rabbi, Chicago Sinai Congregation
  • Vernon Loucks, Co-Founder, Aethena Group, LLC
  • John Madigan, Retired Chairman and CEO, Tribune Company
  • Judd Malkin, Co-Founder and Chairman, JMB Realty
  • Robert Malott, Former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, FMC Corp
  • John Manley, President, Chicago City Capital Group, Inc.
  • Joe Mansueto, Chairman & CEO, Morningstar
  • John McCarter, Former President, Field Museum
  • Andy McKenna, Chairman, Schwarz Supply Store
  • Brad McMillan, Executive Director, Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service, Bradley University
  • Steven N. Miller, Partner, Origin Ventures
  • Newt Minnow, Senior Counsel, Sidley and Austin
  • Henry Paulson, Chairman, The Paulson Office
  • Bishop Edward Peecher, Chicago Embassy Church, Chicago
  • Tom Pritzker, Chairman & CEO, Pritzker Organization
  • Sylvia Puente, Executive Director, Latino Policy Forum
  • George A. Ranney, Former President and CEO, Chicago Metropolis 2020
  • Dr. Kent Redfield, Professor Emeritus of Political Studies at the University of Illinois at Springfield 
  • Jesse H. Ruiz, Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • Manuel “Manny” Sanchez, Managing Partner, Sanchez, Daniels & Hoffman LLP
  • Samuel Scott, Former Chairman, President and CEO, Corn Products International
  • Gordon Segal, Founder and former CEO, Crate & Barrel
  • Dick Simpson, UIC Professor and former Alderman
  • Harrison I. Steans, Chairman of the Executive Committee, Financial Investments Corporation and President and CEO, Steans Family Foundation
  • Barbara Stewart, ‎Government Relations & Strategic Philanthropy Consultant
  • Roger Stone, Former Chief Executive Officer, Longview Fibre Paper and Packaging, Inc.
  • Alexander Stuart, President, North Star Investments
  • Tyronne Stoudemire, Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion, Hyatt Corporation
  • Don Thompson, Retired CEO, McDonald’s Corporation
  • Richard Toft, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Alleghany Asset Management, Inc
  • Howard Trienens, Partner, Sibley Austin LLP
  • Rev. Joel Washington, Reformation Lutheran Church, Chicago
  • David Weinberg, CEO, Judd Enterprises
  • Bernice Weissbourd, Founder and Chairman Emirita, Family Focus

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