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Karla cares about the people of Central Illinois. We need a representative who will listen with empathy and work to see that we all have access to food, shelter, health care, and that we are safe. Karla has been an active voice in her community, advocating for the rights and fair treatment of others.


Karla has been a union member in New York City, and she has been a self-employed painter and artist for nearly 20 years. We need a representative who understands physical labor and what it means to live job to job, paycheck to paycheck. Karla knows what it's like to have student loans, medical debt, and credit card debt.


Karla understands the interconnectedness between people and the environment. She sees how much we can accomplish when we work together and support each other. Karla is the representative who respects the true life experiences and the contributions of all people in her district, and will listen to individual points of view with compassion and objectivity.

Problem Solver

Karla’s work in theatre, and as an entrepreneur, has provided her with years of experience in collaboration and project management. We need a representative who will work with the people of our district to champion innovative investment and support our unions.

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