Our Candidates

Lauren Underwood

IL-14 (Springfield)



  • Defeated  four-term incumbent Republican Randy Hultgren by 5 points in a district that Hillary Clinton lost by 3 and President Obama lost by 10

  • A nurse who worked on healthcare issues in the Obama administration.  Campaigned on access to affordable healthcare;  first time candidate

  • Committees:  Education and Workforce; Veterans Affairs; Homeland Security