One on One with Secretary of State Candidate Alderman David Moore

An Alderman for the last seven years, David Moore is an Englewood resident running for the office of Secretary of State in Illinois. With his experience in corporate America, politics, and community organizing, he has connected with residents and issues throughout the state. He says his grassroots and corporate background give him the skills needed to be effective.

Moore worked in the private sector at several Fortune 500 companies during his accounting career. In addition, he’s worked with the Chicago’s Department of Aviation, and the Chicago Housing Authority. In addition, he served as an assistant to the commissioner of the Cook County Board of Review, coordinating the Faith-based and Community Initiatives. As the Alderman of the 17th Ward, David Moore says he is a public servant working on the “front lines”. He believes his role is to provide access, service, transparency, accountability, integrity, and advocacy to his constituents.

As part of our special Primary and General Election coverage, Alderman David Moore spoke with the Chicago Defender about why he believes his run for Secretary of State is a calling, his plan for modernizing the Secretary of State, protecting voting rights, and why he’s the best candidate for the office.


Also running for Secretary of State are Democratic Candidates, Alexi Giannoulias, and Anna Valencia, and Republican Candidates Dan Brady, John Milhiser, and Michelle Turney. The Illinois primary is June 28, 2022, with the general election happening on November 8, 2022. The Chicago Defender encourages all readers to register and vote in the Primary and General Elections.

For more on Alderman David Moore, visit his website at


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