WINDY CITY TIMES
||Eric Sorensen wins Illinois' 17th Congressional District general election
-- From a press release
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MOLINE, IL — Tonight, Eric Sorensen declared victory in Illinois' 17th Congressional District General Election and issued the following statement:
"From day one, we said this campaign was about electing a Representative who was known and trusted. It was about protecting our democracy and securing reproductive rights. It was about making sure that our incredible communities are sustainable for generations to come. I am honored to be the Congressman-Elect for Illinois' 17th Congressional District.
"Today we say loud and clear: this place is special and it's going to be represented by someone who's spent nearly their entire life living, working, and actively engaging in our community here, and will make sure that our community has a seat at the table. I am excited to carry on the mantle of Congresswoman Cheri Bustos and the late, great Congressman Lane Evans. I will work every day to represent our communities proud and to continue their legacies in Congress.
To the thousands of grassroots supporters across Central & Northwest Illinois who are a part of our team — the volunteers, donors, staff members, our incredible friends in organized labor, I am incredibly grateful for your time and support. I want to thank my partner Shawn and my family for their love and support throughout this process. To the wonderful people of Central & Northwest Illinois — this is for you."
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