Latino State News
POLITICAL: Senatorial Candidate Mark Kirk Comes to Humboldt Park
Illinois Republican Senatorial candidate Mark Kirk came to Humboldt Park seeking Latino support and votes this November. Kirk is running against Democrat Alex Giannoulias and is currently tied in the race with him, both men recognize the importance of the Latino vote in Illinois.
Kirk opted to reach out to the Latinos at a local Humboldt Park restaurant where he accepted the endorsement of Puerto Rico’s Governor Luis Fortuno. Kirk emphasized his support of small businesses in the state and his no-nonsense approach to gang violence that is plaguing the city of Chicago.