December 1 (Chicago) – On the steps of her home, surrounded by friends, family and elected officials, Pamela Reaves-Harris announced her candidacy for State Representative for the 10th District Sunday. 

“The people of the 10th District deserve appropriate representation in Springfield,” stated Pamela. “I believe that together we can move forward and focus on the issues facing our district and Illinois.”

Joining her during her official announcement was Alderman and Democratic Committeeman Jason C. Ervin of the 28th Ward. He praised her accomplishments and qualifications as a member of the community, a mother and attorney.

“This election is about the people and who is elected to look out for them. Her dedication and service to our community have been shining examples of her abilities to be a well-accomplished state representative,” stated Ald. Ervin. “Pamela is an attorney, a mother, and is trustworthy and I believe she is the type of elected official the 10th District will be proud to have in Springfield.”

Former candidate for in the 10th District, Lance Tyson, also through his support behind Pamela and encouraged the voters to send fresh trustworthy leadership to Springfield.

“The 10th District has been marred with scandal and it is time to look to new leadership for the people,” stated Lance Tyson. “The people deserve better than adequate and Pamela will serve the people with distinction and honor, because that is who she is.”

Pamela is running for the Democratic nomination for State Representative for the 10th District. Pamela was born and raised in Chicago’s public housing, graduated from the Chicago Public School system and attended the University of Illinois, she earned her law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law. As an attorney, Pamela has dedicated much of her professional time to advocating and seeking to protect families in the courtroom.

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