Endorsed - Chicago Sun-Times

"We give an enthusiastic nod to incumbent Carol Sente, a thoughtful, fiscally conservative Democrat who has served since 2009. We like that she’s independent-minded, voting last spring against Speaker Madigan’s budget.."


Endorsed - Daily Herald

"We like her independent spirit and the fact that she looks across the aisle, not just down the hall to the speaker's office, when proposing or considering legislation. We need more people like that on both sides of the aisle in Springfield."


Endorsed - Chicago Tribune

"Sente did stand up to party leadership in May by voting against a wildly unbalanced budget pushed by Speaker Michael Madigan. She is one of few Democrats who isn't afraid to challenge him, publicly and privately."