Credit union champions won in primaries in several states and a special election in Nebraska Tuesday. Credit Union Legislative Action Council (CULAC) and state Leagues have backed 213 credit union competitors this cycle with a 98% success rate.
CULAC and the Illinois Credit Union League (ICUL) supported 14 candidates, including, Illinois State Rep. Delia Ramirez, a Democrat, won in the newly drawn open 3rd District race.
CULAC-backed Rep. Sean Casten, D-6, beat Rep. Marie Newman, D-3, in a member-on-member primary to run for the 6th Congressional District in November. Redistricting drew the two into the same district.
In Mississippi, CULAC and the Mississippi Credit Union Association backed Rep. Michael Guest, R-03, in the Republican primary runoff. Guest took 67.3% of the vote against challenger Michael Cassidy.
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