Our Candidates

Brendan Kelly

IL-12 (East St. Louis)


  • Challenged two-term incumbent Republican Mike Bost and lost by 6 points in a district that Hillary Clinton lost by 15 and President Obama won by 1.6.  Donald Trump visited the district multiple times in the weeks before the election

  • States’ Attorney in St. Claire County; Navy veteran with a strong law enforcement background; first time federal candidate

Invest to Elect

Invest to Elect is a Chicago-area women’s group which supports pro choice Democratic candidates running for Federal office. 

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