Since being elected State Representative in 2014, she has worked to expand economic opportunities for working families, reform the criminal justice system, defend union members, and protect our environment. She has also championed initiatives to generate job growth, reduce income disparities, and end gun violence.
Carol Ammons has dedicated her life to public service as an organizer and advocate for the people of Illinois. She has a combined ten years of service in elected office, at the county level on the Champaign County Board, city level on the Urbana City Council, and now state level as State Representative for the 103rd district.
During his 2016 Presidential campaign, Senator Bernie Sanders endorsed Carol for her re-election as State Representative. She was the only Illinois elected official to be endorsed by the Senator, and in 2016 she served as a Sanders Delegate to the DNC Convention in Philadelphia.
We have chosen candidates who we believe will fight hardest for the issues we stand for.