Endorsed Democrat • Illinois Supreme Court

Judge René Cruz

Endorsed Democrat • Illinois Supreme Court

Judge René Cruz

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In the past year of the pandemic, I streamlined court processes in my courtrooms to improve access to court proceedings and allow litigants to focus on their families, their finances and their wellbeing. Additionally, I collaborated with the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts to ensure that Limited English Proficient (L.E.P.) litigants received the highest caliber interpreting services at the minimal cost to the 16th Circuit. I hope to use my diverse background, values, knowledge and experiences to continue innovating in the interests of the public.
Judge René Cruz for Justice

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Judge Cruz continues to invest himself in his community as he and his wife were recently awarded the Champions Against Hunger award by the Aurora Interfaith Food Pantry for their volunteerism, and Judge Cruz was recognized by the Kane County Bar Association as the recipient of the KCBA Community Service Award citing “a well-rounded individual who, through actions, has shown a true understanding of and a caring attitude toward the community in which they serve.”

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Independent Voters of Illinois-Independent Precinct Organization
Teresa Barreiro, Kane County Circuit Court Clerk
Judith Brawka, Kane County Chief Judge (ret.)
Jamie Mosser, Kane County State's Attorney
Ron Hain, Kane County Sheriff
Stephanie Kifowit, IL State Rep. 84th Dist.
William Powell, Aurora Police Chief (ret.)
Greg Thomas, Aurora Police Chief (ret.)
Pat Perez, Kane County Sheriff (ret.)
Robyn Vickers, Kendall County Board Dist. 2,
Bill Catching, Aurora Township Supervisor
Dr. Monica Silva, Kane County Board Dist. 7
Ron Ford, Kane County Board Dist. 6
Carolyn Bird Salazar, North Aurora Trustee
Sherman Jenkins, Alderman at Large, Aurora
Scheketa Hart-Burns, Alderwoman, Aurora Ward 7
Ted Mesiacos, Alderman, Aurora Ward 3
Juany Garza, Alderwoman, Aurora Ward 2
Dan Barreiro, Vice President, East Aurora High School
Mavis Bates, Kane County Board Dist. 4, Founder Aurora Greenfest