This is a list of people and organizations that have endorsed Mike Cortina for Appellate Court Judge. Come back often as the list is constantly growing as the momentum of the campaign continually increases!
Personal PAC, the only statewide political action committee dedicated solely to protecting freedom of choice. “We fight to remind elected officials that the health and well-being of women is their job. We fight to defeat politicians who want to take those rights away.”
Latino Leadership Council, the Latino Leadership Council was established in 2018 by civic, business, and elected leaders to work towards increasing Latino/a/x participation and representation in both the public and private sectors.
VoteVets, VoteVets (Political Action Committee) has been helping veterans and national security experts win elected office at the Federal, state and local levels since its inception in 2006.
“On behalf of VoteVets PAC, and our more than 1.5 million supporters, I wish to congratulate you on your selection to the VoteVets PAC State and Local Candidates Endorsement Program.
I am honored to support your campaign to serve your fellow citizens of Illinois 2nd Judicial District as their Appellate Court Judge. We at VoteVets are always so proud to see veterans like you committed to continuing their service after the uniform. In these turbulent political times, our veterans, communities and country need leaders like you who will continue to serve the nation and put the country first.
Best of luck to you in your campaign!
Iraq War Veteran
Chairman, VoteVets PAC”
Illinois Veterans for Change, a new political action group co-founded by State Rep. Stephanie Kifowit – Marine veteran, Thomas Day – Army veteran, and Jan Donatelli – Navy veteran, supporting individuals who have served or are still serving in the military, to continue serving in elected office.
Today Illinois Veterans for Change announces their endorsement of Michael Cortina for Appellate Court Judge for the 2nd District in the June 28 primary election. Cortina served eight years in the U.S. Army Reserve.
“We formed this organization to stand up for Democrats who served, or are currently serving, in the military, value integrity, and share a commitment to advancing communities while also possessing the toughness necessary to govern,” said Thomas Day, co-chair of Illinois Veterans for Change. “That’s Michael Cortina. In private practice, public service, and in the Army Reserves, Michael has demonstrated a commitment to progress, a dedication to fair and equal justice, and the necessary qualifications to serve on the bench.”
Indo-American Democratic Organization is a leading political advocacy organization for Illinois’ rapidly growing and vibrant South Asian American Community. “We recruit and support candidates who best represent the welfare of our community to run for public office."
Advocates Society is an association of Polish-American attorneys. The purpose of the Society is to promote the welfare of its members; establish and maintain proper relationships with the general public; promote the progress of the law and the administration of justice; maintain the honor and dignity of the legal profession; and to foster interest in Polish-American culture and heritage. Advocates Society has found our candidacy as “Qualified,” the highest rating that can be attained by non-members.
Lake County Treasurer Holly Kim
State Rep. Rita Mayfield
State Rep. Bob Morgan
McHenry County Board Member Kelli Wegener
Lake County Board Member Diane Hewitt
Tenth Congressional District Democrats Co-Chair Bonnie Berger-Neel
East Aurora School District 131 Board of Education Vice President Alex Arroyo
Village of Wauconda Trustee Jennifer Kuhn
Village of Wauconda Trustee Tim Howe
Village of Third Lake Trustee Thomas Van Zeyl
Warren Township Democrats Chair Jim Neel
Avon Township Trustee Michael Dobrow
Avon Township Trustee Rudy Repa
Avon Township Trustee Jeff Loffredo
Avon Township Clerk Kristal Larson
McHenry Township Assessor Mary Mahady
Village of Deerfield former trustee Alan L. Farkas
Lake Villa Township Democratic past chair Ed Erwin
Illinois State Bar Association past president Herbert Franks
Illinois State Bar Association past president David Soskin
Illinois Trial Lawyers Association past president Perry Browder
Democratic Candidate for Lake County Clerk Anthony Vega
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