Amanda Howland Calls on Roskam to Denounce Wynn, Return Contribution

By: Howland for Congress 2018
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* Lake Zurich - Illinois - US

LAKE ZURICH, Ill. - Jan. 28, 2018 - PRLog -- Amanda Howland, Democratic candidate for Congress in Illinois' 6th District, called on Congressman Peter Roskam to return any political contributions from Steve Wynn, the disgraced Republican National Committee finance chair, and to denounce his actions.

"Peter Roskam has the chance to be a leader and call up on the Republican Party to denounce Wynn and his behavior toward women. The fact that he has refused to denounce party leader Wynn and President Trump for their scandalous and disrespectful treatment of women is disgraceful."

About the Howland Campaign
Grassroots strength and progressive appeal are hallmarks of the Howland campaign. 6th District Democratic voters are energized and political activity in the district has never been higher. After a Bernie Sanders win in the primary election and a Hillary Clinton win in the general, the 6th CD is ready to nominate Amanda Howland in March.

In August 2018, Blue Sun and Dan Cohen conducted a poll in Illinois' 6th Congressional District, targeting likely voters in the Democratic primary. Only one candidate had a base: Amanda Howland. The poll showed that 46% of decided voters support Amanda - telling us that she is undoubtedly the candidate to beat. Amanda is a proven vote-getter. In her two elections for College of Lake County Trustee, she won countywide and came in first out of six candidates in 2009 and first out of five candidates in 2015.

Additionally, Amanda continues to receive widespread support on social media, with nearly 4,000 likes on her Facebook page. Her posts regularly reach over 15,000 people, and her launch video has been viewed upwards of 100,000 times across platforms.These factors combined have given Amanda incredible name recognition and voter support in the district.

Amanda Howland is a two-term elected trustee at the College of Lake County. She is an attorney, former special education teacher and administrator, a 2011 graduate of Loretta Durbin's Illinois Women's Institute for Leadership, and cancer survivor. Amanda has lived in Lake Zurich with her husband for more than 20 years. Her law practice is devoted to mediation, civil rights, and employment law. She is a nationally ranked gymnastics judge, longtime member of the Sierra Club, and member of the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce.

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