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Cheri Bustos (D-Ill., 17th Congressional District)

Cheri Bustos

Cheri Bustos

The NOW/PAC is proud to endorse Cheri Bustos (D), who is running for election to the U.S. House of Representatives from the 17th district of Illinois. She is running against Republican incumbent U.S. Congressman Bobby Schilling.

Women's issues are important to Illinois-native Bustos. She is the President of the Board, of Directors of Women's Connection, one of the largest women's membership organizations of Illinois. She has volunteered with Big Brothers/Big Sisters-Quad-Cities, United Way of the Quad-Cities Area, and other local organizations. On women's issues, she has said "I have made advocating for women and families a focus throughout my life and career. I have always fought to ensure that women have equal opportunities and a voice in the most important issues facing our communities, whether in the workplace, in education, or in the public sector."

For more information please visit Bustos' campaign website.


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