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Kwame Raoul Statement on Election Results


November 9, 2018

Kwame Raoul and Beverly Mull

"Illinois has spoken. We couldn't have done it without your help. You called, you knocked, you texted, you voted, you donated, and you accomplished what we set out to do. It's looking like a wave of new voters and newly-involved civic activists have stood up to say loud and clear: we will not give up on our values, our rights, or the rule of law.

"The tide is turning, but this moment is bittersweet. Fifteen years ago today, my hero - my father - was taken from this life. He never held political office, but his life was dedicated to public service. He didn't live to see me appointed to...

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