Illinois Distinguished Leadership Award bestowed on Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi

Congressman Raja Krihnamoorthi, D-Illinois, holding up the Distinguished Leadership Award he received from Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, June 24, 2022. Photo: courtesy Rep. Krishnamoorthi

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill. received the Illinois Distinguished Leadership Award from Secretary of State Jesse White, a June 24, 2022 press release from the Congressman’s office said.

“You have dedicated your life to serving Illinois in various capacities … Your personal journey has been an inspiration to those in Illinois and throughout the United States,” White is quoted saying in the press release, adding, “In honor of your outstanding career and dedication to public service, I present you with the one-of-a-kind personalized license plate: ‘RAJA’. I hope it serves as a reminder of our gratitude for your exception service to this state and our nation”

“I’m grateful for this award and the inspiration Secretary White has provided and continues to provide for everyone committed to public service,” Krishnamoorthi said on receiving the award.

For the last 20 years Krishnamoorthi has held various positions in the state and at the national level, from being a member of the State Attorney General’s Office.

The Indian-American Congressman is now seeking a fourth term on Capitol Hill. The Democratic primaries are scheduled for June 28.



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