Evelyn Sanguinetti

American politician

Evelyn Pacino Sanguinetti (born November 12, 1970) is an American politician. On January 12, 2015, she became the 47th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois.[1] Before being elected alongside Governor Bruce Rauner on November 4, 2014, she served on the Wheaton City Council.[2][3] On April 22, 2019, Sanguinetti announced her candidacy for the 2020 election in Illinois's 6th congressional district, challenging first-term Democratic incumbent Sean Casten. She dropped out of the race in October 2019.[4]

Evelyn Sanguinetti
47th Lieutenant Governor of Illinois
In office
January 12, 2015 – January 14, 2019
GovernorBruce Rauner
Preceded bySheila Simon
Succeeded byJuliana Stratton
Personal details
Born (1970-11-12) November 12, 1970 (age 53)
Miami, Florida, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Raymond Sanguinetti
ResidenceWheaton, Illinois

References change

  1. Puente, Teresa (2014-11-05). "Evelyn Sanguinetti is Illinois' first Hispanic lieutenant governor". Chicago Now. Archived from the original on 2018-11-14. Retrieved 2014-11-05.
  2. Tareen, Sophia (2013-10-08). "Bruce Rauner Picks Wheaton's Sanguinetti as Running Mate". NBC 5 Chicago. Retrieved 2014-11-05.
  3. Lurz, Nathan - "Wheaton City Council Members Happy for Sanguinetti's Win" Archived 2014-12-16 at the Wayback Machine. Suburban Life, published November 10, 2014. Retrieved November 16, 2014.
  4. Pearson, Rick (October 14, 2019). "Evelyn Sanguinetti drops congressional bid, setting up potential Sean Casten vs. Jeanne Ives matchup in suburban congressional district". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved October 14, 2019.