Why I LOVE Aurora
When I joined the U.S. Army in 1988, I knew that one of the toughest challenges I would face would be leaving behind the Aurora friends, family, and neighbors that provided so much love and support in my life.
That challenge was very real for me, but I also learned something equally important: There is no place I’d rather be than in my hometown of Aurora.
I’ve had the privilege of serving our country and visiting communities around the globe, but there was never a single place that compared to Aurora.
That’s because the city of Aurora understands what it means to be a real community. A community is more than just a collection of people living in one place. Being a part of a community means taking care of each other, giving children great schools and safe, open spaces, building a productive, sustainable economy, and volunteering your time to help those who need a little extra hand. Aurora is that kind of community and more.
For the last 14 years, as a state representative, I’ve tried to help sustain and grow that sense of community, and now I want to build on that success by serving as your mayor.
I’ve seen what Aurora can do, and I know our best days are still to come.
I hope you’ll join me in making the future a bright one for all of our families.
“I am proud to have the support of the North Central Illinois Labor Council, the Illinois AFL-CIO and the working families they represent,” said Chapa LaVia. “As Mayor I will fight to make sure that working families have a seat at the table and their voices are heard in my administration.”read more
Aurora, IL – United Auto Workers (UAW) Fox River Valley PAC endorses Linda Chapa LaVia for Mayor of Aurora. UAW Fox River Valley PAC represents locals 145, 904, 1088, and 2323 with over 1,100 members residing in Aurora. “During your time in State Legislature you have...read more
VoteVets PAC endorses Linda Chapa LaVia as part of their Emerging Leaders Program. The Emerging Leaders Program was started to encourage and support veterans who are running for state and local offices.read more