6th Congressional District

Amanda Howland for Congress (IL-06) -The ideal candidate can commit to 10-15 hours a week, has exceptional writing and research abilities, is extremely organized and detail-oriented, and is excited about working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.  Additionally, candidates should be excited about progressive politics and winning back the House in 2018. The position will begin as soon as possible, and location is flexible (much of the work can be done remotely). This is an unpaid position, and can be completed for course credit. For questions concerning field internship and volunteering opportunities, please reach out to TeamAmanda@AmandaHowland.com. If interested in a finance internship, email Sarah Carrillo at sarahmcarrillo@gmail.com.

Kelly Mazeski (IL-06) – For questions concerning internship and volunteering opportunities, please reach out to robert@kellymazeski.com.

Carole Cheney (IL-06) – Carole Cheney is the former Chief of Staff of Rep. Bill Foster of the 11th Congressional District. To contact her with questions on volunteering or interning for her campaign, please contact campaign@caroleforcongress.com.

Becky Anderson Wilkins (IL-06) – Becky Anderson Wilkins is a member of the Naperville City Council. To contact her with questions on volunteering or interning for her campaign, please contact Jessica@Beckyforillinois.com.

Sean Casten (IL-06) – Sean Casten is a clean energy entrepreneur with extensive experience in economic, climate, and energy issues. You can check out his website here, and sign up to volunteer here. If you want to become an intern or official part of the Casten team, email Kyle Gibson at kyle@castenforcongress.com, and fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdZtucW0BHHQ_n28r5n0sHwvsu6XifTveTu9DslyCd-w54Nyw/viewform.


Ryan Huffman (IL-06) – Ryan Huffman is building a youth movement in IL-06, and he needs volunteers. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact our Event Coordinator, Sarah Kropski, at volunteer@huffmanforcongress.com. We will also need volunteers to help us collect signatures around the 6th District over the next two months. We will let you know when we have specific dates and times for those opportunities. Anyone who wants to add their name to our volunteer list to hear about those and other volunteer opportunities can do so by emailing volunteer@huffmanforcongress.com, or signing up on our website: http://www.huffmanforcongress.com/volunteer.html. Internships and job postings will be added if/when they become available.

Coalition for a Better Illinois’ 6th: Check out CBIL6’s summer canvas and their mission, to share Illinois values with those voters who did not participate in the 2014 midterms.

Former candidates:

  • Suzyn Price, dropped out 9/11/17
  • Austin Songer, date unknown