Qasim Rashid Garners Wide-Ranging Support, Earning Endorsements from Progressives to Independents

NAPERVILLE, IL – Qasim Rashid, a human rights lawyer and Democrat running for US Congress in Illinois 11th District, is resonating with voters across the political spectrum, as five organizations ranging from progressive to independent have proudly endorsed his campaign and its message of economic, social, and climate justice for all.

The organizations include the Progressive Democrats of America, Kane County Progressives, DuPage Progressive Alliance, Indo-American Democratic Organization, and Independent Voters of Illinois – Independent Precinct Organization. Rashid is the only candidate in the race who has received endorsements across the political spectrum, validating his ability to build bridges in the 11th District and Washington. 

“I’m humbled by the overwhelming support from diverse organizations spanning the political spectrum, affirming our shared vision for economic, social, and climate justice,” said Rashid. “These endorsements underscore the resonance of our message—a testament to the unifying power of advocating for justice, opportunity, and equity for all.”

“We need Qasim Rashid in Congress,” said Dr. Pamella Gronemeyer and Debra Schrishuhn, the Illinois Co-Coordinators of the Progressive Democrats of America. “Fighting the climate crisis is front and center on his agenda, as well as expanding economic opportunities and protecting human rights. He talks the talk, as they say, and walks the walk for all of us.”

In a political landscape marked by division, Rashid’s broad spectrum of endorsements underscores his unique ability to bridge ideological divides, offering a promising vision of unity and progress for the 11th District and beyond.