Cook County Commissioner Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia endorses Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board

CHICAGO (October 25, 2018)–Cook County Commissioner and Democratic congressional candidate Jesus ‘Chuy’ Garcia announced his support for Democratic Cook County Commissioner candidate Abdelnasser Rashid, who is running in a closely contested race against incumbent Commissioner and Cook County Republican Party Chair Sean Morrison in the 17th District. “I have worked alongside Abdelnasser Rashid for many years. During that time, I … Read More

Senator Dick Durbin endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for for Cook County Board

Senator Dick Durbin endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for for Cook County Board CHICAGO (October 9, 2018)- U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, the senior senator from Illinois, endorsed independent Democratic Cook County Commissioner candidate Abdelnasser Rashid on Monday in the southwest suburban 17th District over Republican appointee Sean Morrison. “This election isn’t just about taking back the House and Senate–we have to … Read More

Incoming State Senator Ram Villivalam endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board

Incoming State Senator Ram Villivalam endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board Rashid is taking on incumbent Republican Sean Morrison in southwest suburban district CHICAGO (October 2, 2018)– Ram Villivalam, who beat Ira Silverstein to become the Democratic nominee for Illinois’ 8th District State Senate seat in the March primary, endorsed independent Democratic Cook County Commissioner candidate Abdelnasser Rashid on … Read More

Shut Down Sterigenics

As Sterigenics poisons air in Willowbrook, County Board candidate Rashid pushes for shut down. Thousands of suburban Cook County families at risk after exposure to carcinogenic chemicals CHICAGO (September 26, 2018)– Following revelations that a Willowbrook company, Sterigenics, has been pumping ethylene oxide, a cancer-causing chemical, into the air near a residential area, Cook County Board candidate Abdelnasser Rashid and … Read More

West suburban Indivisible groups endorse Abdelnasser Rashid

WEST SUBURBAN INDIVISIBLE GROUPS ENDORSE ABDELNASSER RASHID Indivisible Groups of La Grange/La Grange Park and Western Springs & Surrounding Communities in the 17th District rally behind true progressive candidate for Cook County Commissioner La Grange Park, IL – The Indivisible groups of La Grange/La Grange Park and Western Springs & Surrounding Communities are joining their neighboring Indivisible group in Brookfield … Read More

Congressman Luis Gutiérrez endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board

CHICAGO (September 6, 2018)–Rep. Luis V. Gutiérrez (IL-4) endorsed independent Democratic Cook County Commissioner candidate Abdelnasser Rashid on Thursday over Republican incumbent Commissioner Sean Morrison in the Southwest suburban 17th District. “At a time when working families are under attack from the Trump administration, we can count on Abdelnasser on the Cook County Board to stand up strongly for living wages … Read More

Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky endorses Dem Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board

CHICAGO (August 20, 2018)–Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) endorsed independent Democratic Cook County Commissioner candidate Abdelnasser Rashid on Monday over Republican incumbent Commissioner Sean Morrison in the Southwest suburban 17th District. “Endorsing Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Commissioner is an easy decision–he is an independent, reform-oriented leader we can trust to put the needs of people first,” said Schakowsky, who represents … Read More

Chicago Federation of Labor, AFSCME Council 31 back Abdelnasser Rashid for Cook County Board

CHICAGO (August 14, 2018) — Two of the labor movement’s biggest players in Cook County, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 31 and the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) announced their endorsement of independent Democratic Cook County board candidate Abdelnasser Rashid, who is running in a closely contested race against incumbent Commissioner and Cook County Republican Party … Read More