Candidate Details

Janice Schakowsky

House - Incumbent

Rep. Jan Schakowsky was first elected to represent Illinois’ 9th Congressional District in 1998. Serving in the House Democratic Leadership as Chief Deputy Whip, Rep. Schakowsky has earned a reputation as a champion of progressive issues on Capitol Hill. The Congresswoman has traveled Israel and the Palestinian Territory extensively and has been a longtime advocate of a two-state solution. During her time in Congress, Rep. Schakowsky has been a strong ally of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement and was a vocal advocate of the nuclear agreement with Iran.