The Candidate: Kenny Johnson
The Race: Democratic Primary for the chance to take on opponent Christian Mitchell for the 26th Congressional District of Illinois.
The Competition: Christian Mitchell
The Buzz: Johnson has worked in the field of marketing and advertising for over a decade, along with owning a small business. He has had experience with education, economic development, and veteran affairs. Johnson began his public service in 1995, when he volunteered for Jesse Jackson Jr.’s congressional campaign. He was subsequently hired to be the special assistant for Congressman Jackson’s office