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Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR® endorses seven candidates for reelection to Illinois General Assembly
Illinois Senator Sally Turner among endorsees

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[February 02, 2023]   Local County Farm Bureau leaders meeting as trustees for Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR© — the organization’s political action committee — are endorsing seven candidates for reelection to the Illinois General Assembly with the Friend of Agriculture award.

The endorsement by Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR is based on candidates’ voting record an many other efforts on behalf of farmers in their respective legislative districts. It places them in a group of select individuals in the state. This is a diverse group that understands the leading role agriculture plays in the state’s economy and the important issues that affect family farms.

Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR trustees are proud to call the following candidates a ‘Friend of Agriculture’:

Illinois House of Representatives Endorsements:

Rep. Dan Caulkins, 88th House District
Rep. Adam M. Niemerg, 102nd House District
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett, 106th House District
Rep. Blaine Wilhour, 110th House District


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Illinois Senate Endorsements:

Sen. Sally J. Turner, 44th Senate District
Sen. Chapin Rose, 51st Senate District
Sen. Jason Barickman, 53rd Senate District

About Illinois Farm Bureau ACTIVATOR©

ACTIVATOR, Illinois Agricultural Association/Illinois Farm Bureau’s political involvement fund, is a voluntary, non-profit, segregated fund promoting the economic and social well-being of farmers which seeks to help elect pro-farm candidates no matter their party affiliation. ACTIVATOR trustees are local Farm Bureau leaders representing each county in the respective legislative district.

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