News and Endorsements

Campaign News and Endorsements from the Neighbors For Anne Shaw campaign for the Illinois Forth District State Rep 


Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO)

“We are proud to endorse her and we stand by Anne in the Illinois House of Representatives 4th District Democratic Primary. Anne has advocated for safe communities, well funded schools and has been a good friend and defender of immigrant communities in Chicago.” - IADO President Ram Villivalam

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Illinois Education Association

“During her candidate interview, Ann expressed a strong commitment to funding K-12 education as well a promise to invest in higher education. She supports labor on the need to protect collective bargaining rights and would vote to enact a progressive income tax that matches our goals for public education in Illinois.” - Kathi Griffin, IEA President.


State Senator Omar Aquino

State Senator, Vice Chairman of the Latino Caucus and youngest-ever Latino legislator elected to the Illinois State Senate, Omar Aquino...

"Anne has a proven track record of fighting for our community and standing up for the progressive ideals which we share.  Anne has innovative ideas that actually solve many of the problems that we face. There is no doubt in my mind that she will be a champion of working families in Illinois and the 4th District and I am proud to endorse her.

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NABET CWA LOCAL 41 and CWA Unified Council of IL

So proud to announce I have earned the endorsement of NABET CWA LOCAL 41 and CWA Unified Council of IL!

The Communications Workers of America represents 700,000 workers in private and public sector employment in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. CWA members work in telecommunications and information technology, the airline industry, news media, broadcast and cable television, education, health care and public service, law enforcement, manufacturing and other fields. Looking forward to continuing to stand side by side and fighting for workers' rights with them!


Honorable Professor Dick Simpson Endorsement

Wow, what an honor to be recognized and endorsed by Professor Dick Simpson!  Professor Dick Simpson is also a former 44th Ward Chicago Alderman and no stranger to Chicago and Illinois politics. He is a well known and highly respected at the University of Illinois Chicago Political Science Department. He is also a distinguished author, and an outspoken critic of what is right and wrong with Chicago and Illinois politics.   

It is truly a wonderful thing to be publicly endorsed by Professor Simpson as he believes that I am the best choice for an independent, progressive 4th District Representative in Illinois. 


Wendy Katten Endorsement

I am pleased to announce that Wendy Katten, a long standing, outspoken, profoundly active in the community parent advocate for Chicago Neighborhood Schools has endorsed me for the Illinois 4th District State Representative. Wendy has been an active community leader, and a concerned citizen involved in advocacy efforts to raise awareness of the need for parent involvement with our public schools; Wendy believes that I am the best choice to be your next 4th District State Representative for Illinois.


North Side Democracy For America (NDFA) Endorsement

I am so happy to announce that the Chicago North Side Democracy for America (NDFA) has endorsed my candidacy to be your next 4th District Illinois State Representative!  This is a great organization, that has endorsed and supported great independent and progressive Democratic candidates, many who have been elected to office such as Illinois State Representative Will Guzzardi, Alderman John Arena, and recently elected Illinois States Attorney Kim Fox. 


Anne on Hitting Left

Anne was on Hitting Left with the Klonsky Brothers on Wednesday February 6th. The three of them discuss the 4th district race, why Anne is running and the state of Illinois politics in general.