House Committee passed the Equal Rights Amendment
The Equal Rights Amendment was passed out of committee on May 16th with a vote of 7 to 5. The next step is a vote in the IL House. If this happens the Equal Rights Amendment will be ratified by Illinois. Then only one more state has to ratify the ERA and it will be sent to Congress to become an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
In Illinois, we still have a chance to stop it.
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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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