Our Statewide Selection Committee conducts interviews of statewide candidates and makes recommendations for endorsements. Each committee member understands the profound impact statewide office holders have on the condition of Illinois. They work to ensure that the best candidates who stand for our shared values are supported.

Chair: Robert Rita
Calumet Township


Vice Chair: Walter Burnett Jr
27th Ward

                Committee Members

Ward orCommitteeperson
4Toni Preckwinkle
8Michelle Harris
9Anthony Beale
11John P. Daley
12George Cardenas
17David Moore
20Mattie Hunter
22Mike Rodriguez
27Walter Burnett
28Jason Ervin
34Preston Brown, Jr.
35Carlos Rosa
36Gilbert Villegas
37Emma Mitts
38Robert F. Martwick, Jr.
39Ram Villivalam
43Lucy Moog
47Paul Rosenfeld
BloomMonica Gordon
CalumetBob Rita
CiceroLarry Dominick
Elk GroveTed Mason
EvanstonEamon Kelly
LeydenBarrett F. Pedersen
MaineLaura Murphy
New TrierDean Maragos
NilesJosina Morita
NorthfieldTracy Katz-Muhl
Norwood ParkFrank Avino
Oak ParkDon Harmon
OrlandBeth McElroy Kirkwood
PalatineMaria Galo
ProvisoKaren Yarbrough
RichCalvin Jordan
River ForestCathy Adduci
SchaumburgMike Cudzik
ThorntonNapoleon Harris
WheelingMark Walker
WorthPatricia Murphy