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{{tnr}}'''Ilya Sheyman''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|the 10th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]].
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{{tnr}}'''Ilya Sheyman''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 10th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]].
  
 
In February 2012, the grassroots organization [[Democracy for America]], founded by Howard Dean, named Sheyman one of the top 10 progressive candidates in the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|2012 U.S. House races]].<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/howard-dean-democracy-for-america-_n_1283117.html ''Huffington Post'' "Democracy For America Names Top 10 Progressive House Candidates For 2012," February 16, 2012]</ref> Sheyman was defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
 
In February 2012, the grassroots organization [[Democracy for America]], founded by Howard Dean, named Sheyman one of the top 10 progressive candidates in the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|2012 U.S. House races]].<ref>[http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/16/howard-dean-democracy-for-america-_n_1283117.html ''Huffington Post'' "Democracy For America Names Top 10 Progressive House Candidates For 2012," February 16, 2012]</ref> Sheyman was defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
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Sheyman was  running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|10th District]]. Sheyman sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. <ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=8099253 ''abc7.com'' "Waukegan Dem announces bid for congressional seat" Accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.
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Sheyman was  running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th District]]. Sheyman sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. <ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/story?section=news/politics&id=8099253 ''abc7.com'' "Waukegan Dem announces bid for congressional seat" Accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.
  
Sheyman and candidates [[Vivek Bavda]] and [[John Tree]] were defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]].<ref name="abc"/> [[Robert J. Dold|Dold]] and [[Brad Schneider|Schneider]] will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.
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Sheyman and candidates [[Vivek Bavda]] and [[John Tree]] were defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|Republican primary]].<ref name="abc"/> [[Robert J. Dold|Dold]] and [[Brad Schneider|Schneider]] will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.
  
 
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Ilya Sheyman
Ilya Sheyman.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 10
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sMcGill University
Personal
ProfessionCommunity Organizer
Websites
Campaign website
Ilya Sheyman campaign logo
Ilya Sheyman was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 10th Congressional District of Illinois.

In February 2012, the grassroots organization Democracy for America, founded by Howard Dean, named Sheyman one of the top 10 progressive candidates in the 2012 U.S. House races.[1] Sheyman was defeated by Brad Schneider in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[2]

Biography

Sheyman first arrived in Illinois with his family over two decades ago as a Jewish refugee from the former Soviet Union. [3] Sheyman graduated from McGill University with a joint degree in Political Science and United States History. [3]

Career

  • 2006-2008: Democracy for America
  • National Mobilization Director at MoveOn.org
  • Co-Founder, Patriots for Peace

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his campaign website Sheyman has 14 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are:[4]

  • Putting the American People Back to Work
  • Standing up for the Middle Class
  • Defending Health and Retirement Security
  • Education – Investing in America’s Future
  • Keeping People in Their Homes
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Ending the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Meaningful Immigration Reform
  • Honoring Our Troops
  • Leadership Toward Middle East Peace
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Defending a Woman’s Right to Choose
  • Commitment to Equality
  • Repairing our Broken Electoral System

Endorsements

2012

Sheyman was endorsed by MoveOn, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC) and Howard Dean.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Sheyman was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 10th District. Sheyman sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket. [6] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Robert Dold is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.

Sheyman and candidates Vivek Bavda and John Tree were defeated by Brad Schneider in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[2] Incumbent Robert Dold ran unopposed in the Republican primary.[2] Dold and Schneider will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.

U.S. House, Illinois' 10th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Schneider 46.9% 15,530
Ilya Sheyman 38.6% 12,767
John Tree 8.9% 2,938
Vivek Bavda 5.7% 1,881
Total Votes 33,116

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