Latino Victory Fund Congratulates Jesús “Chuy” García, Delia Ramírez, and Maria Peterson for Advancing in the Illinois Democratic Primary Election

Washington, D.C.—Latino Victory Fund congratulates Congressman Jesús “Chuy Garcia, IL-04, Congresswoman Delia Ramírez, IL-03, and Maria Peterson, candidate for IL HD-52, for advancing in the Illinois Democratic primary election. 

Statement from Sindy M. Benavides, Latino Victory President & CEO on Jesús “Chuy” García: 

“Congressman Jesús “Chuy” García’s advocacy as a leading progressive voice on behalf of his constituents makes it clear that he will continue to be a champion not only for the Latino community in his district but for all Americans. Throughout his five years in office, Chuy has fought for comprehensive immigration reform, reproductive health access, and healthcare for all, reflecting his dedication to the needs and values of his community. His bold policy initiatives and investments in the district demonstrate his dedication to public service, and for these reasons, Latino Victory is proud to congratulate him on his primary win while we continue supporting Chuy through to his election in November.” 

Statement from Sindy M. Benavides, Latino Victory President & CEO on Delia Ramirez: 

“As a powerhouse Latina leader for both her constituents and Latinos, Congresswoman Delia Ramirez is committed to fighting for the needs of disadvantaged families and defending our nation’s democracy. Her dedication to protecting critical programs and to breaking the cycle of poverty is what makes her a vital legislator in Congress. Delia is an ambitious leader who will continue to strive for what’s best for her constituency. Her powerful yet grounded advocacy is why Latino Victory is proud to congratulate her on the Democratic primary win and stands ready to continue fighting for her reelection in November.” 

Statement from Sindy M. Benavides, Latino Victory President & CEO on Maria Peterson: 

“Maria Peterson has proven throughout her career and community involvement that she is ready to be the committed representative that Illinois House District 52 deserves, and her Democratic primary win shows that her community knows that too. Maria has made her priority issues the ones that center her community’s needs, from gun safety and protection of public institutions to reproductive justice and environmental protections. Maria is a candidate who will work to serve her community and invest in the programs that will create a better future for all through increasing pathways to economic prosperity. Latino Victory is proud to congratulate Maria Peterson on her win during the Democratic primary, and we are excited to continue working with her on her journey to the State legislature.” 


The Latino Victory Fund is a progressive political action committee with the mission of growing Latino political power by increasing Latino representation at every level of government—from the county board to the Senate to the White House.

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