Alex Halaska

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The President is responsible for determining the goals and direction of the College Democrats of Illinois. This broad heading includes working closely with the Vice President to ensure officers are carrying out their duties with regard to the direction of the organization. Additionally, the President serves as the face of the organization.
Officer Bio: 
Alex is is a junior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he majors in Political Science and Philosophy. Having previously served one term as CDIL's Communications Director, he was elected President at the CDIL State Convention in Chicago in March of 2012. He was reelected to a second term at the 2013 CDIL State Convention. He is a member of the Illini Democrats at UIUC, where he previously served as Reporting Director and Political Director. The issues most important to Alex are stronger gun control and support of federal welfare programs. His favorite Democrat is Senator Ted Kennedy. After graduation, he aspires to attend law school.