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Mayor-Elect Johnson Announces Inaugural Chairs

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Today, Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson announced the inaugural chairs for the Chicago For The People transition team.

“I’m honored to have exemplary leaders representing every level of government as inaugural chairs, as we prepare to unite Chicagoans together during this transition period,” said Mayor-elect Brandon Johnson. “Our work would not be possible without the leadership and support of our inaugural chairs and I look forward to working together in order to achieve our shared vision for a safer, stronger Chicago.”

Mayor-elect Johnson has assembled a team of Illinois’ most influential and accomplished elected leaders to support his inauguration. The Chicago for the People inaugural chairs announced today are:

  • Governor JB Pritzker
  • Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton
  • Attorney General Kwame Raoul
  • Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias
  • Comptroller Susana Mendoza
  • Treasurer Michael Frerichs
  • U.S. Senator Dick Durbin
  • U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth
  • U.S. Representative Danny Davis
  • U.S. Representative Jan Schakowsky
  • U.S. Representative Mike Quigley
  • U.S. Representative Robin Kelly
  • U.S. Representative Sean Casten
  • U.S. Representative Jesús “Chuy” Garcia
  • U.S. Representative Jonathan Jackson
  • U.S. Representative Delia Ramirez
  • Illinois Senate President Don Harmon
  • Illinois House Speaker Emmanuel “Chris” Welch
  • Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
  • City Treasurer Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  • City Clerk Anna Valencia

Since securing victory, Mayor-elect Johnson has been leading a strong, unifying transition. In addition to official transition meetings with Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Governor JB Pritzker, the Mayor-elect has been engaging with business and community leaders, supporting workers, meeting with constituents, and promoting Chicago’s economy.

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