Monica Gordon Statement on 5th District Commissioner, Bloom Committeeman Win (Cook County, IL) — Monica Gordon, Democratic Primary winner for 5th District Cook County Commissioner and winner of the Bloom Township Democratic Committeeperson seat issued the following statement after her big win on Tuesday:
“I am extremely humbled by the results of this year’s primary election. I am grateful for the incredible team I have had around me the last several months, who have been tirelessly knocking doors, making phone calls, attending events, and doing so much more. I am so proud of them. I am also very lucky to have the support of the “Keep Bloom Strong” organization. Their guidance, leadership, and strength have made all the difference in the races we have been running.
“I have been fortunate enough to have earned the endorsements of several organizations and leaders in our community. My endorsements from incumbent commissioner Deborah Sims and a host of other local leaders have given me – and the public- confidence in my abilities to lead Cook County District 5. The endorsement I received from SEIU 73 is deeply appreciated and all their hard work in this race has been absolutely incredible.
“Moving forward, I am confident that we will build on the momentum of these recent wins in order to take it all the way home and win the seat of District 5 Cook County Commissioner. The district is in need of strong, ethical leadership that I am ready to provide. I will be unwavering in my support of the people of the district and I will do what it takes to ensure that the 5th district will have equitable representation on the Cook County Board.”
About Monica Gordon
Monica Gordon is a dedicated community advocate whose priorities include equitable heathcare and strengthening economic development in the Southland. She was recently elected to serve as a trustee on the Prairie State College board and she currently serves as the Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations at Chicago State University. Prior to that, Monica served as Executive Director for the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus Foundation for over 2 years. Monica serves on various nonprofit boards such as the Chicago Southland Economic Development Corporation, Girls 4 Science and the JASSAC foundation. Monica is also the founder and President of EQ Capital Consulting LLC, a firm that specializes in emotional intelligence assessment and training, speech communication, political consulting and fundraising.
Monica Gordon Statement on 5th District Commissioner, Bloom Committeeman Win