Illinois Special Interest Groups

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State
Issue
 

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Illinois Citizens for Life
2002 2012 Illinois Federation for Right to Life
1997 N/A Illinois NARAL
N/A N/A Republican National Coalition for Life PAC
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 2012 Planned Parenthood Illinois Action
 

Agriculture and Food

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Illinois Farm Bureau
 

Budget, Spending and Taxes

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 2012 National Taxpayers United of Illinois
N/A N/A The Illinois Opportunity Project
 

Business and Consumers

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A Illinois Chamber of Commerce
2012 2012 Illinois National Federation of Independent Business
2005 N/A Illinois Public Interest Research Group
N/A N/A The Illinois Opportunity Project
 

Campaign Finance and Elections

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 2012 Independent Voters of Illinois
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 N/A Applied Research Center
2011 2012 Citizen Action Illinois
N/A N/A Equality Illinois
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
2007 N/A Illinois Civil Justice League
 
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A Illinois Civil Justice League
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Illinois Federation of Teachers
N/A N/A The Illinois Opportunity Project
 

Employment and Affirmative Action

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2004 N/A Illinois Prosperity Project
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2013 N/A Illinois Environmental Council
2007 N/A Illinois League of Conservation Voters
N/A 2012 Illinois Sierra Club
 

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A Illinois Civil Justice League
2010 N/A Illinois Policy Institute
2008 2012 National Taxpayers United of Illinois
 
 

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A The Illinois Opportunity Project
 

Housing and Property

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 N/A Housing Action Illinois
 

Judicial Branch

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2007 N/A Illinois Civil Justice League
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 2012 Illinois AFL-CIO
N/A 2012 Illinois Federation of Teachers
2012 N/A Illinois Manufacturers' Association
2006 N/A Tooling & Manufacturing Association
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A N/A Equality Illinois
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
 
 

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 N/A Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois
 

Women

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Illinois Chapter of National Organization of Women