The Candidate: Monique D. Davis
The Race: Incumbent Democratic Party candidate for the 27th Illinois legislative district
The Competition: Preston Brown Jr.
The Buzz: Davis has represented the 27th District since 1987. She currently serves on the Elementary & Secondary Education committee and is vice chair of the Financial Institutions committee, among many others. As an educational administrator and former teacher in the Chicago Public Schools district, Davis says she is dedicated to education and health care.