Unions

Carol was proudly endorsed by the following organizations in her 2016 election:

AFL-CIO of Champaign County

Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois

American Federation of State, and County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) 900

Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois

Champaign Fire Fighters

Chicago Fire Fighters Union Local No. 2

Graduate Employees Organization (IFT 6300)

East Central Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council

Illinois AFL-CIO 

Illinois Education Association

Illinois Federation of Teachers

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Political Action Committee (IRTAPAC)

Illinois State Branch of the International Union of Operating Engineers

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Illinois State Chapter

Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 73

Teamsters Joint Council 25

 

Alliance PAC

Emily's List

Equality Illinois PAC

Champaign County Young Democrats

Citizen Action Illinois

Gun Violence Prevention PAC

Illinois NOW PAC

Illinois Sierra Club

Independent Voters of Illinois - Independent Precinct Organization (IVI-IPO)

National Association of Social Workers, Illinois Chapter

Personal PAC

Planned Parenthood of Illinois 

Progressive Democrats of America Illinois 

Rev. Jesse Jackson Jr.

"An endorsement from the IFT is a signal to Illinois voters that you will be an advocate for public education and vital public services and a staunch supporter of working families." - Illinois Federation of Teachers

Current & Former Elected Officials

Janet Anderson, Former Champaign County Board Member

Patricia Avery, Former Chair, Champaign County Board

Steve Beckett, Former Champaign County Board Member

Astrid Berkson, Champaign County Board

Tom Betz, Former Champaign County Board Member

Laurie Bonnet, President Champaign Unit 4 School Board

Brandon Bowersox, Former Urbana City Council Member, Business owner

Jamar Brown, Champaign Unit 4 School Board Member

William Brown, Urbana City Council Member

Lloyd Carter, Champaign County Board Member

Phyllis Clark, Urbana City Clerk

Danielle Chynoweth, Former Urbana City Council Member, Business owner

Copenhaven Cumpston, Former Urbana School Board Member

Marci Dodds, Chamapign City Council

Tony Fabri, Former County Board Member & Auditor

Paul Faraci, Champaign City Council

Mike Frerichs, State Senator

Laura Haber, former Urbana School Board Member

Josh Hartke, CC Board Member

James Hayes, Former Urbana City Council Member

Don Gerard, Mayor of Champaign

Matt Gladney, Former Champaign County Board Member

Gina Jackson, Former Champaign City Council Member

Dr. Eric Jakobsson, Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois and Alderman of Ward 2, Urbana, Illinois

Naomi Jakobsson, State Representative, 103rd District

Robert Lewis, Former Urbana City Council Member

Diane Marlin, Urbana City Council

Esther Patt, Former Urbana City Council Member

Pattsi Petrie, Champaign County Board Member

Laurel Prussing, Mayor of Urbana

Jenny Putman, Former Champaign County Board Member

Julia Reitz, Champaign County State's Attorney

Mike Richards, County Board Democratic Caucus Chairman

Benita Rollins-Gay, Urbana School Board Member

Giraldo Rosales, CC Board Member

Helen Satterthwaite, Former State Representative

Dr. Rachel Schwartz, Champaign County Board Member

Margie Skirvin, Former Champaign School Board Member

Charlie Smyth, Urbana City Council Member & Mayor Pro-tem

Bernadine Stake, Former Urbana City Council Member

Lynn Stuckey, Champaign Unit 4 School Board Member

Dr. Rev. Evelyn Underwood, Former Urbana School Board Member

Wayne Williams, Former Champaign County Board of Review

Ruth Wyman, Former Urbana City Council Member

Academic Community

Dr. Jim Barrett, Professor of United States History

Dr. Lynn Branham, Visiting Professor of Law, Saint Louis University School of Law, member Champaign County Community Justice Task Force

Dr. Morton Brussel, Professor, Physics, UIUC

Dr. Sundiata Cha Jua, Professor of African-American Studies

Dr. Amanda Ciafone, Assistant Professor, Media and Cinema Studies, Institute of Communications Research, UIUC

Dr. Susan Gray Davis, Professor of Communication, UIUC

Dr. Brian Dolinar, Lecturer, UIUC

Dr. Mark Enslin

Dr. Belden Fields, Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Dr. Dan Gilbert, Assistant Professor, School of Labor & Employment Relations, UIUC

Dr. Rebecca Ginsburg, Associate Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership, Co-Founder and Director of the Education Justice Project, UIUC

Edwin Goldwasser, Professor Emeritus of Physics

Dr. George Gollin, Professor of Physics

Dr. Onni Gust

Dr. Al Kagan, African Studies Bibliographer and Professor Emeritus of Library Administration, UIUC

Dr. David Kovacic, Professor Emeritus of Landscape Architecture and Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences

Dr. Fred Kummerow, Professor Emeritus of Biosciences, UIUC

Dr. Robert McChesney, Professor of Communication, UIUC

Dr. Megan McLaughlin, Professor of History, UIUC

Dr. Helen Neville, Professor of African American Studies, African Studies, Gender and Women's Studies, and Educational Psychology, UIUC

Dr. Safiya Noble, Assistant Professor Media and Cinema Studies, UIUC

Dr. Kathy Oberdeck, Associate Professor of History, UIUC

Dr. Susan Parenti

Dr. Leslie Reagan, Professor of History, Gender and Women’s Studies, UIUC

Dr. D. Fairchild Ruggles, Professor of Landscape Architecture, UIUC

Dr. Inger Stole, Department of Communication, UIUC

Dr. Gary Storm, Professor Emeritus and former Dean, University of Illinois at Springfield

Dr. William Sullivan, Professor of Landscape Architecture, UIUC

Dr. Angharad N. Valdivia, Assistant Professor, Media and Cinema Studies, Institute of Communications Research, UIUC

Dr. Michael Weissman, Professor Emeritus, Physics, UIUC

Religious Community

Rev. Zernial Bogan, Asst. Pastor Salem MB Church

Rev. Jimmie O. Holmes, Freewill MB Church

Rev. D.L. Jenkins, Macedonia MB Church

Rev. Lekevie Johnson, Jericho MB Church

Pastor C.D. Nesbitt, Glory Center International Church

Rev. Rickey Parks, Pilgrim MB Church

Rev. Dr. Shelby, Salem MB Church

Rev. Dr. B.J. Tatum, Canaan MB Church

Bishop King James Underwood, New Freewill MB Church

 

Community Members

Liza Goldwasser

Leon McCulloh

Scott Redenbaugh, Democratic Candidate for Champaign County Board

Sam Rosenberg