Democrats for the Illinois House Close Fundraising Quarter Strong
Democrats for the Illinois House are closing this quarter strong. In addition to over $12 million raised under the leadership of House Speaker Emanuel “Chris” Welch, individual members are also reporting major gains this quarter.
Rep. Maura Hirschauer who sponsored strong legislation for women’s reproductive health raised nearly $50,000. Rep. David Vella and Rep. Lance Yednock raised over $55,000 this quarter. Rep. Suzanne Ness raised over $114,000. Rep. Mark Walker raised over $100,000 and Rep. Janet Yang Rohr raised over $200,000.
During this legislative session, members have celebrated victories for women’s rights and passed the fourth consecutive balanced budget while also investing in public safety and economic relief for families. Now with strong fundraising, they are ready to power forward into a strong election season.
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About Democrats for the Illinois House: We are a political organization supporting Democrats for the Illinois House in fighting for equality, justice, and opportunity for all. Under the leadership of House Speaker Emanuel ‘Chris’ Welch, Democrats for Illinois House (DIH) is dedicated to promoting the excellent work of the caucus, protecting incumbents, winning competitive races, and serving Illinoisans with integrity. The Illinois House Democratic Caucus is one of the most diverse in the nation representing African-American (22), Latinx (10), Asian American (4), Women (39) and LGBTQ+ (4) members. DIH is committed to creating an environment across the state that is inclusive and welcoming to all people.