Former Federal Prosecutor. Scott is a former Assistant U.S. Attorney with first-hand experience prosecuting corruption, gun crimes, child sex predators and corporate fraud. As Attorney General, Scott will go where the evidence and facts takes him, even if that’s the doorstep of politicians, political insiders, big banks or corporations.
Scott is honest, trustworthy and independent. Scott has earned a reputation for being honest, trustworthy and independent. He works for you, not politicians or special interests. Scott will be a stable and reliable force in a state known for its instability and dysfunction.
Experienced and Accomplished. Scott is an Illinois State Representative who has served as the Vice-Chairman of the House Judiciary-Criminal Committee and as a Commissioner on the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform. He is a leader in the areas of criminal justice and ethics reform and a champion for better consumer protection and privacy laws.
Didn’t Vote for Madigan. Scott is the only Democrat in 30 years not to vote for Mike Madigan for Speaker of the House. This is one of many examples of Scott putting people ahead of politics, even when people warn him of potential negative consequences.