The Candidate: Elgie R. Sims
The Race: Democratic Nomination for 34th Illinois Legislative District Representative
The Buzz:Sims plays up his experience as a small business owner -- a government consulting group, no less -- on his campaign site. The attorney also touts his time as former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones's budget director. He boasts an impressive list of endorsements, from Secretary of State Jesse White to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and beyond.