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Silvana Tabares

Democratic Party candidate for the 21st Illinois legislative district

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    NEWSLETTERS

    The Candidate: Silvana Tabares 

    The Race: Democratic Party candidate for the 21st Illinois legislative district

    The Competition: Rudy Lozano

    The Buzz: Silvana Tabares, a lifelong Chicago resident raised in Pilsen and Little Village, studied broadcast journalism at Columbia College Chicago and later edited EXTRA Bilingual Newspaper to bring the issues regarding public safety, economic opportunity and education to the forefront. If elected, she said she hopes to advocate for creating and keeping jobs, as well as supporting greater funding for more police officers in high-crime areas. In addition, she plans to promote the building of more schools in our neighborhoods.