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About the state

Governor

D

Pritzker

Senators

D

Durbin

D

Duckworth

U.S. House Delegation

D

13

R

5

State House

D

73

R

45

State Senate

D

41

R

18

In 2018, flipping congressional districts in Illinois helped pave the way for Democrats to take the majority in the chamber. With newly-drawn districts in 2022, reelecting these representatives and flipping one key district will be crucial to helping Democrats maintain their majority.

Target Races in Illinois

Our primary objective in Illinois is to win four competitive congressional races: IL-06, IL-13, IL-14, and IL-17.

IL-06

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

10.9%

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IL-13

R

We need to flip this seat.

Biden won by:

11.2%

IL-14

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

11.4%

IL-17

D

We need to hold this seat.

Biden won by:

7.8%

What's at stake

Gun violence. In November 2021, Governor Pritzker signed an executive order declaring gun violence in Illinois a public health crisis. The executive order allocated $250 million to reducing gun violence.

Infrastructure. Illinois received a C- grade in infrastructure by the American Civil Society of Engineers. There are over 2,000 bridges and over 6,000 miles of highway in poor condition. President Biden’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act invests $110 billion for roads, bridges, and other major projects.

Climate change. According to the Illinois State University Climatologist, Illinois has gotten more hot and more wet in the last century, with temperatures increasing one to two degrees Fahrenheit. This rise in temperature will result in increased severity and rate of droughts across the state.

What's at stake facts updated July, 2022

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D

Democrat-held

R

Republican-held

O

Open Seat

Volunteer Spotlight:

Mete / Philadelphia, PA

"I recently did team-building events with my groups in Delaware and New Jersey who are both interested in flipping Pennsylvania. Everyone is ready to go and fully motivated."