The Candidate: Elaine Nekrtiz
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 57th District
The Competition: Jonathan L. Greenberg
The Buzz: Nekritz has served as representative of the 57th district since 2002. She was formerly a real estate attorney at Altheimer and Gray and later became a partner at the firm. She also worked as a legislative aide to Jeff Schoenberg who is now state senator of the 9th district.
Nekritz's legislative agenda is focused on education, health care and the environment. She is chairperson for the Elections & Campaign Reform and Railroad Industry committees as well as vice-chairperson of the Environment & Energy Committee.