Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx is calling on a prominent Democratic friend to sway voters who may still be undecided.
In a robocall recorded Tuesday, Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris urges voters to cast their ballots for “my friend, Kim Foxx.”
The automated calls from the nationally known U.S. senator and former prosecutor were just one voice helping Foxx begin her closing argument for a second term in a hotly contested race that just this week saw a Democratic alderman back her Republican opponent.
Foxx enlisted others to aid in her defense, including the City Council Black Caucus, which put out a statement blasting Ald. Brendan Reilly (42nd) for throwing his support to GOP nominee Pat O’Brien.
Harris focused on Foxx, calling her a prosecutor who’s “smart on crime.”
“We cannot go back to the old ways of criminal justice that harmed our communities — we need her