IL-03: Delia Ramirez (D)
The daughter of working-class Guatemalan immigrants, Delia Ramirez is an accomplished legislator, social service director, community leader, and coalition builder. Delia Ramirez was born in the Belmont Cragin community in Chicago. Her family moved to Humboldt Park at the age of one, when her parents found a subsidized apartment above a church that they could afford.
In 2018, her community drafted Delia to run for state Rrpresentative of the 4th House District of Illinois.
She is the co-founder of the Illinois House Progressive Caucus and now serves as assistant majority leader. She is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University and lives in Chicago with her husband Boris and their golden retriever Lola.
The above information was sourced from the candidate’s website.