Chicago, IL — Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García, candidate for Mayor of Chicago, announced the endorsement of former Governor Pat Quinn.
“Chuy García has an unrivaled record of delivering for Chicago, and he understands the urgency of now. I endorse Chuy because his plans to bring property tax relief and build a stronger economy are the best in the field and he has the experience to deliver, said Governor Quinn. “Trust me when I say, it is so important for the City of Chicago to have a worthy advocate in Springfield. And when Chuy says he has the best relationships of all the candidates with Springfield, he’s telling the truth.”
“This is big time. Pat Quinn embodies principled leadership and the people of Chicago trust his judgment. He knows the type of leader it takes to work across government and improve the lives of working Chicagoans. I’m honored to have his endorsement. ” said García. “19 days to go and our coalition continues to grow. I’m proud to have Governor Quinn on Team Chuy.
Today’s endorsement adds to a growing list of elected leaders including Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky and Illinois House Majority Leader Robyn Gabel as well as more than a dozen labor organizations that are backing Chuy for Mayor.