The Candidate: Kelly Burke
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 36th District
The Competition: Bob Shelstrom
The Buzz: Kelly Burke has been a member of the House since 2011. Brooke was formerly elected to the Evergreen Park Library Board where she served as president for five years. Brooke practiced law for 14 years and served as a legislative aide to former State Representative Andrew J. McGann.
Burke is focused on attracting new business to create jobs and improving public safety, education and legislation surrounding senior citizens.