IADO's 2020 ENDORSEMENT QUESTIONNAIRE (for all non-judicial candidates)
*if you are a judicial candidate seeking IADO's endorsement, please visit: https://forms.gle/E86QGPuosDyKe8o48

Dear candidate,

Thank you for your interest for an endorsement by the Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO).

Established in 1980, IADO is one of the oldest South Asian American political action committees in the country. IADO engages South Asian Americans in the political process, recruit and endorse candidates for public office who share our community values, and champion progressive policies for immigrant and working families.

In every election cycle, we endorse candidates at every level of government who we are the best aligned with the values and priorities of Illinois' 290,000+ South Asian Americans. After completing this questionnaire, it will be reviewed by our board of directors for their final recommendation.

Endorsements must be completed before February 17, 8:00 PM central time. If you have additional questions, please don't hesitate to contact us via email (indoamericandemocraticorg1980@gmail.com).

Good luck & thank you!

Susan Patel, Board President
on behalf of the IADO Board of Directors
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First name *
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Last name *
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Email *
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Campaign website *
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Phone number *
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Mailing Address (building number, street, city & zip code) *
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How do you identify? *
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What is your primary occupation? (title, company) *
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Which office are you running for? (level of government, legislative district/office) *
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IMMIGRATION & EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION: do you support the equitable representation of immigrant communities when it comes to government services and public sector employment (i.e. language access, etc)? *
IMMIGRATION & EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION: do you comprehensive and humane immigration reform that ensures the protection of immigrant families and their civil rights? *
IMMIGRATION & EQUITABLE REPRESENTATION: are you opposed to any and all xenophobia and anti-immigrant activities (i.e. hate crimes, etc) against immigrant communities? *
ECONOMIC SECURITY & DEVELOPMENT: do you support public sector initiatives and programs that promote minority economic empowerment - especially immigrant, minority and women entrepreneurs/small business owners? *
ECONOMIC SECURITY & DEVELOPMENT: do you support the investment, revitalization, and protection of ethnic and diverse small business corridors like Devon Avenue in Chicago and other concentrations of immigrant-friendly/owned establishments? *
ECONOMIC SECURITY & DEVELOPMENT: do you support progressive programs and initiatives that ensure economic security for working and immigrant families (such as the expansion of affordable healthcare services and other social services)? *
HEALTHCARE & HUMAN SERVICES: do you support the expansion of affordable healthcare services, especially for immigrant and working families? *
HEALTHCARE & HUMAN SERVICES: Do you support the establishment and/or existing public health initiatives that meet the unique needs of immigrant communities like South/Asian Americans? *
HEALTHCARE & HUMAN SERVICES: do your support the establishment or existing social service and civil rights initiatives that would meet the unique needs of immigrant communities like South/Asian Americans (proposed by relevant stakeholders and/or community non-profits)? *
Briefly, why you are running for this office? *
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Briefly describe your civic/community activities of the past five years. *
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Please list all endorsements you’ve received (from elected officials and/or organizations) *
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What is your campaign budget and how much have you raised to date? *
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What (if any) affinity do you have with the South Asian American community in Illinois OR why do you want to ensure a strong relationship with Illinois South Asian Americans? *
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If elected, how would you prioritize to work with the South Asian American community in Illinois? *
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Is there anything else you would like to share in this endorsement questionnaire? *
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Please list your campaign manager OR primary campaign staffer: NAME, TITLE, EMAIL, PHONE NUMBER *
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