Dear Editor

I am enthusiastically supporting Patrick Keenan-Devlin in the Democratic primary for state representative in the 18th legislative district. I am a lifelong resident of Evanston and I have served as a PTA president and on numerous community boards.  I have also worked to support several progressive Democratic candidates.  Patrick has already demonstrated that he is an effective advocate for many issues, including a woman’s right to choose, health care reform, predatory lending, and civil rights.  Her is the only candidate who has actually drafted and passed legislation in Springfield.  As a lifelong feminist, I believe that Patrick is the strongest candidate in the race on the full range of issues that impact the lives of women and their families. I urge my fellow voters in Evanston to support Patrick Keenan-Devlin. 

Roberta Rakove