Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson Endorses Jaylin D. McClinton in the Race for Cook County Board, 5th District

Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson Endorses Jaylin D. McClinton in the Race for Cook County Board, 5th District

Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson Endorses Jaylin D. McClinton in the Race for Cook County Board, 5th District (Chicago (Roseland), Illinois) – Jaylin D. McClinton (he/him/él) announced today that Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson, the first openly LGBTQ+ Black state legislator in Illinois history, is endorsing his campaign in the race for Cook County Commissioner, 5th District.

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“When I first ran for public office, it was all with the intent to help people. I know first-hand Jaylin’s commitment to community and his desire to lend a helping hand at this critical inflection point for government at every level. Jaylin will do right by the people of the 5th District and I am thrilled to support him in this capacity,” said Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson.

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“I am honored and humbled to have the support of Illinois’s first openly LGBTQ+ Black state legislator in Illinois history. In 2018, then-candidate for Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson did the unthinkable when he won his primary election and I hope to do the same on the Cook County Board as the youngest Black person and first openly LGBTQ+ Black person elected to serve and will work tirelessly to ensure that residents in my region whether in Chicago or the suburbs have the resources to thrive and get ahead,” McClinton added.

Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson joins Illinois House Black Caucus Chair Kam Buckner, MWRD Commissioner & Former Obama Great Lakes Czar Cam Davis, and 34th Ward Committeeperson Preston Brown in supporting McClinton’s bid for Cook County Commissioner.

McClinton announced his run for Cook County Board, 5th District on Tuesday, November 30th, 2021, with the launch of his official campaign website (www.jaylindmcclinton.com) and official campaign social media accounts on FaceBook, Instagram, and Twitter: @JDMcClintonIL.

Illinois State Representative Lamont J. Robinson Endorses Jaylin D. McClinton in the Race for Cook County Board, 5th District

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“Our city, county, state, and country are facing difficult times and we need new, energetic, young leaders like Jaylin to pick up the mantle to deliver for communities on the South Side and across the Southland,” said Illinois House Black Caucus Chair Kam Buckner.

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