Following Tuesday’s election results, the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee (ANA-PAC) congratulates registered nurse Lauren Underwood for her electoral victory as the next Member of Congress representing the Illinois 14th congressional district. Lauren will join nurses Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) and Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30) serving in the 116th Congress to provide critical perspective and shape health care policy that protects patients and ensures nurses are equipped to provide accessible, comprehensive care for all.
Overall, 92 percent of ANA-PAC-endorsed candidates were victorious on Election Day. We look forward to continuing our work with them. These candidates include:
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The American Nurses Association (ANA) is the premier organization representing the interests of the nation's 4 million registered nurses. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting a safe and ethical work environment, bolstering the health and wellness of nurses, and advocating on health care issues that affect nurses and the public. ANA is at the forefront of improving the quality of health care for all. For more information, visit www.nursingworld.org.