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James F. Clayborne Jr. II

Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 57th District

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: James F. Clayborne Jr. II

    The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 57th District

    The Competition: Dave Barnes

    The Buzz: Clayborne is currently serving his sixth term for the 57th District. Clayborne has successfully implemented legislation regarding insurance reform and transparency in patient-doctor relationships. He also worked on legislation around school construction and social service programs for seniors, veterans and working families.

    Clayborne formerly served as a law clerk for the U.S. District Court in Southern Florida as well as interned with former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno. He is currently a partner at the law firm Hinshaw & Culbertson in his hometown.