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 powerful Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan’s state budget that was $7 billion out of balance. Sente says Madigan at times calls her into his office — and here she quotes Madigan — “to take her to the woodshed” when they disagree. But she describes respectful dialogue between her and Madigan and a few similar meetings with Gov. Bruce Rauner. Sente is the right person to be part of bipartisan compromise on the budget. She prides herself in being accessible to constituents with frequent coffee shop talks in this district that covers parts of central Lake County and the northwest suburbs. She is endorsed over Mundelein Trustee Dawn Abernathy.

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