Equal Rights Amendment
Equal Rights Amendment UpdateWe are happy to report that the ERA was not called for a vote this week. Thank you for all your hard work to contact your legislators and reach out to others to engage their help on this important issue. Your efforts combined with divine intervention kept the ERA from moving forward. Your voices were truly heard in Springfield this week!
The resolution to ratify the ERA still remains on the table and can still be voted on, but the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House will not meet again until mid January 2018. Click here for more
September 11, 2015
Darin LaHood wins Illinois Special Election
Senator LaHood, the Republican nominee, and Rob Mellon, the Democratic nominee, won the July 7, 2015, special primary election. Two Democrats and three Republicans originally vied for the seat.
Congressman-elect Darin LaHood defeated Rob Mellon (D), an Army veteran and high school teacher, with 68% of the vote.
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