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Vic Roberts was the Green Party candidate for the 19th Congressional District of Illinois
Vic Roberts was the Green Party candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 19th Congressional District ( map) of Illinois.  In the  primary on February 5, 2008, he won the Green Party nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. John Shimkus (R-Ill.).
Roberts died at home in his sleep on Saturday, July 5, 2008, at the age of 75.
Positions, record and controversies
Roberts won the Green Party nomination to challenge Rep.
John Shimkus (R-Ill.) in the 2008 congressional elections.
Money in politics
Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics'
Committees and affiliations
Roberts will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.
More background data
Articles and resources
↑ 2008 Race Tracker page on Illinois's 19th Congressional District
↑ Official Vic Roberts for Congress website
↑ Chicago Sun-Times Election results
↑ State Journal-Register article ↑ Chicago Sun-Times Election results
Wikipedia also has an article on Vic Roberts. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.