Alderman Matt O’Shea of Chicago’s 19th Ward is announcing his endorsement of Pat Dowell for Democratic Nomination for Congress in the First District of Illinois.

“I have worked closely with Pat Dowell for the past 11 years. She is hardworking and dedicated to her constituents and is a person of great character. Pat will be a strong voice for our community in Congress,” said Matt O’Shea, 19th Ward Alderman.

“It is an honor to receive Alderman Matt O’Shea’s endorsement. Every day in City Council, Matt is a strong advocate for the residents of the 19th Ward. I am proud to have him on our team. I look forward to working with him and all elected officials in the 1st Congressional District to make sure their communities receive their fair share of federal resources,” said Ald. Pat Dowell, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Illinois’ 1st Congressional District.