Rudy Lozano

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Rudy Lozano
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Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives District 21
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sNortheastern Illinois University
Master'sUniversity of Illinois at Chicago
Websites
Campaign website
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Rudy Lozano was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 21 of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Biography

Lozano earned his bachelor's degree in Community/Youth Organizing from Northeastern Illinois University. He went on to receive his master's degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has worked as a teacher/counselor for Little Village Lawndale High School. He has also worked for AmeriCorps. In 2010, he ran for District 23 of the Illinois House of Representatives but was not elected.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Lozano's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Jobs and Economy
Excerpt: "Rudy will create new jobs by supporting local businesses. He will partner with growing green industries to invest in job training and certification programs."
  • Public Safety
Excerpt: "Rudy will prevent crime by creating jobs and providing after-school programs for youth. He will invest in proven gang intervention and violence reduction programs including CeaseFire and Safety Networks."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Rudy will improve local schools. He will fight for the district’s fair share of federal and state funds to reduce class sizes, support teachers, and improve bilingual education, and expand after-school programs."
  • Healthcare Access
Excerpt: "Access to affordable quality health care is a fundamental human right. I have been a strong supporter of expanding and improving health access."
  • Immigration
Excerpt: "Immigrant rights are human rights. I have been a vocal leader for immigrant rights."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lozano ran in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 21. Lozano was defeated by Silvana Tabares in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 21 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSilvana Tabares 52.3% 3,820
Rudy Lozano 47.7% 3,490
Total Votes 7,310

Personal

Lozano and his wife, Celira, have two children.

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