Aquino to replace Garcia as Illinois presidential elector

U.S. Constitution bars members of Congress from serving

Peter Hancock | Capitol News Illinois
Posted 11/20/20

SPRINGFIELD – U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia will not serve as a presidential elector in Illinois. Instead, he is being replaced by state Sen. Omar Aquino, the state Democratic Party confirmed, and the reason has to do with a requirement of the U.S. Constitution.

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