Press Release: Secretary of State Jesse White to Host Gathering of Illinois Democrats and Prominent Chicago Ministers

For Immediate Release

For more information contact:

Thursday, November 1, 2012


Nadja P. Lalvani, Communication Director
(630) 796-1571

CHICAGO, Ill.– Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is hosting a luncheon/rally for Lance Tyson, candidate for State Representative of the 10th District.  Joining White at the rally will be Governor Pat Quinn, Democratic officials and prominent ministers.

WHAT: Ministers’ Luncheon
WHEN: Friday, November 2, 2012
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
WHERE: St. Luke Church of God and Christ (COGIC)

914 N. Orleans

Chicago, Illinois 60610


  • Secretary of State, Jesse White, HOST and 27th Ward Committeeman
  • Bishop James Austin, HOST
  • Governor Pat Quinn
  • Clerk of the Circuit Court Dorothy Brown
  • Alderman Walter Burnett, 27th Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Joe Moreno, 1st Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Bob Fioretti, 2nd Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Michael Chandler 24th Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Jason Ervin, 28th Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Scott Waguespack, 32nd Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Emma Mitts, 37th Ward
  • Alderman and Committeeman Michele Smith, 43rd Ward
  • Bishop Claude Porter, Proviso Baptist Church
  • Cy Fields, New Landmark
  • Marshall Hatch, New Mount Pilgrim
  • Ira Acree, Greater St. John
  • Bishop Ken Franklin
  • Chief Apostle McCoy
  • Bishop C. Hudson
  • Bishop Dennis Jones
  • Bishop Jay Stevenson
  • Senator-Elect Patricia Van Pelt Watkins
  • Lance Tyson, Candidate for 10th State Representative Race



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About Lance Tyson: Lance Tyson is the Unity Party Candidate for State Representative of the 10th Legislative District, seeking to replace indicted and ousted former Representative Derrick Smith. Lance is endorsed by virtually every Democratic leader in the State of Illinois and is the considered to be the REAL DEMOCRAT in the 10th District race.  He worked hand in hand with President Barack Obama to create 75,000 jobs in the community and will bring considerable experience in public finance to Springfield where he will advocate for the families of the 10th district.  For more information please visit

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