‘She’s a leader to many of us:’ Dem Party Chair Hernandez respected by colleagues, but others worried she’ll leave their voice behind


Rep. Lisa Hernandez (D-Cicero) presents a redistricting bill in the House in May 2021. [Blue Room Stream] 

With 14 years of experience in the General Assembly, Rep. Lisa Hernandez (D-Cicero) has been tapped for leadership positions before or asked to make a heavy lift to move a controversial bill through the House. Now as the first Latina to lead the Democratic Party of Illinois, Hernandez must guide the party through its first campaign season without former House Speaker Mike Madigan (D-Chicago) at the helm since the mid-1990s.


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August 10, 2022 at 06:34AM

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