State Rep 76th District - Jerry Long
Jerry Long has called Streator, Ill., his home for over 30 years. He is a 3rd-generation union worker and a 30-year member of the Teamsters. When he’s not on the road delivering goods, he enjoys spending time with his wife, Pat, and his children and grandchildren. These are the people that he says are the impetus for why he decided to run for office in the first place.
In the past, Jerry has served as a member of The Times Newspaper’s Write Team, where he has written many columns that lay out his views on a multitude of issues. Jerry is also a member of Starved Rock ABATE. He enjoys shooting his guns, playing golf, and watching sports. He’s a loyal Chicago Bears fan. He’s also a history buff and a student of economics.