Mayor Lori Lightfoot wrote in a Jan. 24 Facebook post that Jill Rose Quinn “has fought for fairness, equality and justice her entire life and her perspective and experience will be invaluable for our courts and our community.” [Facebook]

Jill Rose Quinn has racked up a powerful list of allies as high-ranking Democrats and LGBT organizing groups rally around her bid to become the first openly transgender judge ever to serve in Illinois.

But that doesn’t mean she’s stopped working for votes.

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