We will usher in a new government for all the people of Chicago on May 15. Information on tickets, location, and more will be available in the coming days.
Governor JB Pritzker
Governor JB Pritzker was sworn in as the 43rd Governor of Illinois on Jan. 14, 2019. Since taking office, he has accomplished one of the most ambitious and consequential policy agendas in state history.
Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton
Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton serves as the state’s 48th Lieutenant Governor. In this role, her portfolio includes leading the Justice, Equity and Opportunity Initiative, and chairing the Illinois Council on Women and Girls, the Governor’s Rural Affairs Council, the Military Economic Development Council and the Illinois River Coordinating Council.
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth
U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth is an Iraq War Veteran, Purple Heart recipient and former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs who was among the first handful of Army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. She was elected to the U.S. Senate in 2016 after representing Illinois’s Eighth Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives for two terms.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin is the 47th U.S. Senator from the State of Illinois, the state’s senior senator, and the convener of Illinois’ bipartisan congressional delegation. Durbin also serves as the Senate Majority Whip, the second highest ranking position among the Senate Democrats. Senator Durbin has been elected to this leadership post by his Democratic colleagues every two years since 2005.
Speaker Emmanuel “Chris” Welch
Speaker Emmanuel “Chris” Welch was sworn in to the Illinois House of Representatives on January 13, 2021. The first Black lawmaker to hold such position. As State Representative, Welch has focused on improving classroom education, creating jobs, helping the most vulnerable, and streamlining government.
Senate President Don Harmon
Senate President Don Harmon was elected on January 19, 2020. Senator Harmon has promoted a progressive agenda in Springfield based on his profound commitment to social justice and public service.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul
Attorney General Kwame Raoul was sworn in as Illinois’ 42nd Attorney General in 2019 and took the oath to serve a second term on January 9, 2023. The Attorney General has initiated legislation to counter the long-term effects of violent crime and to support survivors.
Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza
Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza took office on Dec. 5, 2016. She was re-elected in 2022. Mendoza is the first Hispanic independently elected to statewide office in Illinois. As Comptroller, Mendoza led a transparency revolution because she believes that taxpayers deserve to know how their tax dollars are being spent.
Treasurer Michael Frerichs
Treasurer Michael Frerichs was first elected Illinois State Treasurer on Nov. 4, 2014. He has been re-elected twice and started his third term in January 2023. Frerichs is the 74th person to serve in this role.
President Toni Preckwinkle
President Toni Preckwinkle is the 35th president of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, an office she has held since 2010. She is the first Black woman to be elected to the office. A dedicated and effective public servant, President Preckwinkle has worked to transform County government through increased fiscal responsibility, transparency, and improved services.
Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias
Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias assumed office on January 9, 2023. His current term ends on January 11, 2027. Giannoulias ran for election for Illinois Secretary of State and won in the general election on November 8, 2022.
Congresswoman Robin Kelly
Congresswoman Robin Kelly has dedicated her career to public service as an advocate for Illinois families. Since being elected to serve the 2nd Congressional District in 2013, she has worked to expand economic opportunity, community wellness, and public safety across the state, championing numerous initiatives to generate job growth, reduce health disparities, and end gun violence.
Congressman Danny K. Davis
Congressman Danny K. Davis was chosen by the people of the 7th Congressional District of Illinois as their Representative in Congress on November 5, 1996. He has been re-elected by large majorities to succeeding Congresses.
Congressman Jonathan L. Jackson
Congressman Jonathan L. Jackson represents Illinois' First Congressional District. Born to civil rights leaders Rev. Jesse Jackson and Jacqueline Jackson, the fight for underrepresented people runs in Congressman Jackson's blood. He has long been an advocate for marginalized communities using his platform to fight for equity and civil rights.
Congressman Mike Quigley
Congressman Mike Quigley was elected to represent Illinois’ 5th District on April 7, 2009. A former Cook County Commissioner who began his career through community service in the Lakeview neighborhood, Mike has served his community for more than thirty years.
Congresswoman Delia Ramirez
The daughter of working-class Guatemalan immigrants, Congresswoman Delia Ramirez is an accomplished legislator, social service director, community leader, and coalition builder who has dedicated her life and career advocating for working families.
Congressman Jesús G. "Chuy" García
Congressman Jesús G. "Chuy" García proudly represents the Fourth Congressional District of Illinois. He was sworn into office on January 3, 2019, during the 116th Congress. Throughout his career, Congressman García has been a progressive voice fighting to improve the lives of his working-class neighbors, many of whom are immigrants like him. He is a coalition builder committed to empowering youth and expanding access to quality education, affordable housing, and economic opportunity.
Congressman Sean Casten
Congressman Sean Casten has dedicated his life to fighting climate change. Casten draws upon his previous private sector experience in Congress to craft market-based solutions to reduce emissions while creating jobs and spurring economic growth.
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky was elected to represent Illinois' 9th Congressional District in 1998, after serving for eight years in the Illinois State Assembly. She is in her thirteenth term. Schakowsky serves in the House Democratic Leadership as a Chief Deputy Whip.
Clerk Anna Valencia
Clerk Anna Valencia was re-elected as City Clerk of Chicago for her second term in 2022. Valencia oversees one of the largest offices in the City serving 1.2 million Chicagoans and generating more than $130 million annually.
Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin
Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin is the City of Chicago’s first elected treasurer in 20 years that was not previously appointed. Serving since 2019, Treasurer Conyears-Ervin manages the city’s $9 billion investment portfolio and is responsible for maintaining records and accounts of the city’s finances. She serves on four local pension boards with nearly $25 billion under management.