Clifford Russell, Jr.
|Clifford Russell, Jr.|
|U.S. House, Illinois, District 1|
|High school||Morgan Park High School|
|Bachelor's||University of Illinois- Chicago|
|Place of birth||Chicago, Illinois|
|Profession||Chicago Police Officer|
- Keller Gifted Elementary School
- Kellogg Elementary School
- Morgan Park High School
- University of Illinois- Chicago, Bachelor of Arts Degree, Criminal Justice and Economics
Russell ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Illinois' 1st District. Russell sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Bobby Rush defeated Russell in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.
Russell is married to Brittan Russell and is the father of two girls, Nia and Sydney.
- ABC News 7, "Election Results Primary 2012," accessed March 20, 2012
- Clifford Russell for Congress, " Biography" accessed February 23, 2012
- Illinois State Board of Elections, "Candidate List" accessed December 27, 2011
- Chicago Tribune, "Illinois congressional candidates seek spots on ballot" accessed December 27, 2011
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