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March 15, 2016 — Illinois Primary Election

District 2U.S. House of Representatives — Democratic PartyMarch 15, 2016Illinois Primary Election

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March 15, 2016Illinois Primary Election

U.S. House of RepresentativesDistrict 2 — Democratic Party

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Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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I am a professor and a professional writer. I have accounting, business and finance and an educational background.
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  • Work with other elected officials in the district to truly rejuvenate the district with an economic plan to create jobs. The issues happening in our district cannot be rectified without the input and assistance from the community, trustees, alderman
  • The 2nd Congressional District has one of the highest foreclosure and abandon home rates in the country. I will bring the public officials along with the community and introduce my 200-page prospectus on my plans on making the people in the district
  • Once the economic and housing matters begin to change, the violence will take a turn for the better. I feel if we as a district come together and hold our communities, public officials and businesses accountable, the violence will reduce. I also fe
Profession:I am a professor and a professional writer. I have accounting, business and finance and an educational background.
College Professor, Triton College (2014current)
East West University and Argosy University Bachelor's and Master's Degrees , English Lit., Acconting, Education, Business and Finance. (2014)
Founder, Project Tiers Foundation (2010current)
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Charles Rayburn

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Robin Kelly

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Total money raised: $1,110,068

Below are the top contributors that gave money to support the candidate(s).

1
Ernst & Young
$10,250
2
American Crystal Sugar
$10,000
2
Border Health PAC
$10,000
2
Ford Motor Company
$10,000
2
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers
$10,000
2
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
$10,000
2
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
$10,000
2
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
$10,000
2
IUOE Local 150
$10,000
2
National Rural Letter Carriers' Association
$10,000
2
New York Life Insurance Company
$10,000
2
Off the Sidelines
$10,000
2
Service Employees International Union
$10,000
2
UNITE HERE
$10,000
2
United Association (UA)
$10,000
2
United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
$10,000
2
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW)
$10,000

By State:

Illinois 40.05%
District of Columbia 28.55%
Virginia 5.53%
Texas 3.38%
Other 22.49%
40.05%28.55%22.49%

By Size:

Large contributions (95.21%)
Small contributions (4.79%)
95.21%

By Type:

From organizations (65.62%)
From individuals (34.38%)
65.62%34.38%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.
Email info@robinkellyforcongress.com
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Marcus Lewis

Democratic
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