JB Pritzker Selects State Rep Juliana Stratton as His Running Mate in Race for Governor

State Rep Juliana Stratton (D)

In the race for Governor 2018, with the primary election now seven months out, JB Pritzker announced he has selected State Rep Juliana Stratton, to be his Lt Gov running mate. Stratton, would be the first African-American to be selected by a major party in Illinois to be on the ticket for Governor or Lt Governor.

Rep. Stratton, who was first elected to the Illinois House last November, has a history of focusing on criminal justice reform with an emphasis of seeking fair treatment for low income individuals arrested for crimes.

She is a lawyer, and previously served as the Director of the Center for Public Safety and Justice at the University of Illinois at Chicago