• Candidate Spotlight: Bill Foster - Bill Foster - U.S. Congressman for IL-11 Congressman Bill Foster is a scientist and businessman currently representing the Illinois’ 11th Congressional District.  Previously, he served in Congress from March 2008 until January 2011 as the Representative of 14th District.  He is the only PhD physicist in Congress.  Bill serves on…
  • Candidate Spotlight – Meg Cappel - Meg Cappel – Candidate for 49th District Illinois State Senate Meg Loughran Cappel has deep family roots in Will County.   She has lived here since the age of five. Her grandfather, Francis J. Loughran, was a respected trial attorney and advocate for those in and around Will County. Meg was inspired…
  • Candidate Spotlight: Dee Avelar - Dagmara Avelar – Candidate for Illinois 85th District State Representative Dagmara (Dee) Avelar was born in Quito, Ecuador.  At age 12, her family moved to Illinois. Dee adapted to her new home and graduated from Bolingbrook High School in 2005. She went on to earn a B.A. in Justice Studies, with…
  • Candidate Spotlight: Rachel Ventura - Rachel Ventura - Candidiate for IL-11 Congressional Rachel Ventura was born and raised in Joliet.  With two working-class parents and three siblings, she grew up understanding hard work and the value of organized labor. She attended public school and continued to Benedictine University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in…