York City for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, his office said. He resigned from the Illinois Senate in November 2004 following his election to the.S. He won re-election in 2012 to a second term as President. First state Senate election, 1996 edit, on November 21, 1994, Senator, alice Palmer,. "Two 'stealth candidates' on ballot in state senate race". Obama entered local politics through his work as a community activist in a blighted South Side Chicago neighborhood. Obama has already endorsed more than 80 Democratic candidates, and his office said more would be coming.
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