Obama General Election
Campaign Organization, Illinois
June 24, 2010 disclaimer
Obama for America
and Campaign for Change
Headquarters: 233 N. Michigan Ave., 11th Floor, Chicago,
Headquarters: 566 W. Lake Street, Lower Level, Chicago, IL
Focus was on Iowa, Wisconsin, Indiana and Missouri... "We'll be organizing trips for
Illinois supporters to each of our neighboring battleground states,
every weekend from now through Election Day." -- Sept. 4, 2008
posting on Obama for America Illinois blog.
(Kenneth F. Williams-Bennett)
State director for Obama's Senate office from March 2005-July 1,
2008. Previously worked for the city of Chicago.
Ran the volunteer
headquarters in Chicago for nine months. Started on the campaign in
summer 2007 as a volunteer. Teacher in the Chicago area and in
Wisconsin. Attended University of Wisconsin.
Started on the campaign as
a data manager. Senior paralegal at Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen
& Loewy, 2005-07. Director of the international office at
Northwestern University, 1998-2000. B.A. in political science
from Northwestern University, 1985.
Served as assistant to Obama's U.S.
Senate state director Ken Bennett in the Chicago office.
Prior to joining the
campaign Muenzer worked for three months as Senate operations manager
at the Iowa Democratic Party. Studied political science at Purdue
Edgar Gonzalez ...and GOTV Director
Magen Ryan ...and Youth Vote Director
communications sciences from Northwestern University, 2005.
Raised in Canton, Illinois.
(August 2008) On leave from
position as communications director at Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce;
started there in Dec. 2007. Served in various communications
roles in the administration of Gov. Rod Blagojevich, late
project manager at Peoples Energy Corp. in Chicago,
2002-04. Intern at Jasculca-Terman & Associates.
Intern in Chicago Mayor Richard M. Daley's press office.
Bachelor's degree in public relations from Northwestern College in
Orange City, Iowa, 2001.
Bennett in a GOTV video from YouTube
Democratic Party of
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Springfield, IL 62704 >
(since 1998) Speaker of
the Illinois House since 1983, except for 1994-96 when he was Minority
Leader. Elected to the House in Nov. 1970. Graduate of
University Law School and undergraduate degree from University of Notre
Dame. Born in Chicago.
Staff to Madigan since
late 1992. Previously special assistant to Madigan,
has served on Madigan's research and issues staff since 1977. Graduate
of Western Illinois University.
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