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Elgie R. Sims, Jr.



    The Candidate: Elgie R. Sims

    The Race: Democratic Nomination for 34th Illinois Legislative District Representative

    The Competition: Richard A. Wooten, Kyle Kasperek, Paul Steven Gregoire, Sandra J. Wortham

    The Buzz:Sims plays up his experience as a small business owner -- a government consulting group, no less -- on his campaign site. The attorney also touts his time as former Illinois Senate President Emil Jones's budget director. He boasts an impressive list of endorsements, from Secretary of State Jesse White to Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle and beyond.