Susana Mendoza, a Democrat, runs for Illinois Comptroller in 2016 to challenge Leslie Hunger (Republican). As of the publication on the UIS History Harvest website, the outcome of the election is yet to be determined.
Poster for Carol Braun campaign for Senate run under the Democratic party .
She represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first African American for the Democratic party.