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Planned Parenthood Illinois Action
Planned Parenthood Illinois Action (PPIA) is an independent, nonpartisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the advocacy and political arm of Planned Parenthood in Illinois.

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Planned Parenthood Illinois Action congratulates these endorsed candidates who won the March 15, 2016 Primary Election

U.S. President
Hillary Clinton

U.S. Congress (Party - District number)
Bobby Rush (D-1)
Robin Kelly (D-2)
Luis Gutierrez (D-4)
Mike Quigley (D-5)
Danny K. Davis (D-7)
Jan Schakowsky (D-9)
Bill Foster (D-11)
Cheri Bustos (D-17)

Illinois State Comptroller - Democratic Primary
Susana Mendoza (D)

Illinois Senate (Party - District number)
Antonio "Tony" Munoz (D-1)
Omar Aquino (D-2)
Kimberly A. Lightford (D-4)
Patricia Van Pelt (D-5)
Heather A. Steans (D-7)
Ira I. Silverstein (D-8)
John G. Mulroe (D-10)
Martin A. Sandoval (D-11)
Kwame Raoul (D-13)    
Emil Jones III (D-14)
Donne E. Trotter (D-17)
Michael E. Hastings (D-19)
Iris Y. Martinez (D-20)
Cristina Castro (D-22)
Thomas E. Cullerton (D-23)
Corinne M. Pierog (D-25)
Laura Murphy (D-28)
Julie A. Morrison (D-29)    
Melinda Bush (D-31)
Steve Stadelman (D-34)
Toi W. Hutchinson (D-40)
Pat McGuire (D-43)
Dave Koehler (D-46)
Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-49)
Scott M. Bennett (D-52)
Sheila Simon (D-58)

Illinois House (Party - District number)
Daniel J. Burke (D-1)
Theresa Mah (D-2)
Luis Arroyo (D-3)
Cynthia Soto (D-4)
Juliana Stratton (D-5)
Sonya Marie Harper (D-6)
Emanuel "Chris" Welch (D-7)
Arthur Turner (D-9)
Ann M. Williams (D-11)
Sara Feigenholtz (D-12)
Gregory Harris (D-13)
Kelly M. Cassidy (D-14)
John C. D'Amico (D-15)
Lou Lang (D-16)
Laura Fine (D-17)
Robyn Gabel (D-18)
Robert Martwick (D-19)
Merry Marwig (D-20)
Silvana Tabares (D-21)
Michael J. Zalewski (D-23)
Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez (D-24)
Barbara Flynn Currie (D-25)
Christian L. Mitchell (D-26)
Monique D. Davis (D-27)
Robert "Bob" Rita (D-28)
Thaddeus Jones (D-29)
William "Will" Davis (D-30)
Mary E. Flowers (D-31)
Andre Thapedi (D-32)
Marcus C. Evans (D-33)
Elgie R. Sims, Jr. (D-34)
Frances Ann Hurley (D-35)
Al Riley (D-38)
Will Guzzardi (D-39)
Jaime M. Andrade (D-40)
Anna Moeller (D-43)
Fred Crespo (D-44)
Cynthia Borbas (D-45)
Deb Conroy (D-46)
Martin J. Moylan (D-55)
Michelle Mussman (D-56)
Elaine Nekritz (D-57)
Scott Drury (D-58)
Carol Sente (D-59)
Nick Ciko (D-61)
Sam Yingling (D-62)
Litesa E. Wallace (D-67)
Angelique A. Bodine (D-69)
Mike Smiddy (D-71)
Michael W. Halpin (D-72)
Kathleen Willis (D-77)
Camille Lilly (D-78)
Greg Hose (D-81)
Linda Chapa LaVia (D-83)
Stephanie A. Kifowit (D-84)
Emily McAsey (D-85)
Jehan Gordon-Booth (D-92)
Natalie A. Manley (D-98)
Carol Ammons (D-103)
Katie Stuart (D-112)

Cook County State's Attorney - Democratic Primary
Kim Foxx (D)

Endorsement Policy
PPIA's policy is to endorse incumbents who have a proven track record of votes and/or a display of leadership on reproductive health issues. Challengers or candidates for open seats must complete a Planned Parenthood Illinois Action candidate questionnaire and his or her answers must be consistent with the mission of Planned Parenthood. Support for reproductive health care includes support for access to birth control, abortion, and comprehensive sexual health education.
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