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Susana A. MendozaDEMDemocrat Comptroller
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Susana A. Mendoza is an American politician. She is the 10th comptroller of Illinois, serving since December 2016. A member of the Democratic Party, she formerly served as Chicago city clerk and as an Illinois State Representative, representing the 1st District of Illinois. Mendoza was first elected as State Representative in 2000 and served into her sixth term, when she won the election for City Clerk of Chicago in February 2011, becoming the first female city clerk. She served in the position for five years until successfully running for the position of comptroller of Illinois in 2016. Mendoza ran unsuccessfully in the 2019 Chicago mayoral election.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Bolingbrook High School
Truman State University
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
State of Illinois
2017 - Current
Illinois State House of Representatives
2001 - 2011
Democratic National Convention
City Clerk
City of Chicago, Illinois
2011 - 2015
Former Outreach Director
Chicago Department of Planning and Development
Other Experience1 - 4 of 4
American Council of Young Political Leaders
Former Co-Chair
Conference of Women Legislators
Illinois Legislative Latino Caucus
Former Chair
International Trade and Commerce Committee