Pro-Choice Voter Guide: Illinois District 11
Rep. Judy Biggert
Rep. Judy Biggert (R) is mixed-choice. She is the incumbent.
- Rep. Biggert earned a 75-percent score in NARAL Pro-Choice America's 2011 Congressional Record on Choice.
- Voted twice against the proposal to block Planned Parenthood from receiving any federal funds, which would have denied millions of Americans access to contraception, cancer screenings, and other basic medical care.
- Voted for H.R.3, a bill that would ban abortion coverage in state health-insurance exchanges; impose tax penalties on small businesses and many individuals who purchase private health plans that include abortion coverage; and make permanent several restrictions that block many women from accessing abortion care.
- Voted to allow hospitals to refuse to provide emergency abortion care to women who could die without it.
Former Rep. Bill Foster
Former Rep. Bill Foster (D) is pro-choice.
NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC has endorsed Former Rep. Foster.
While serving in the U.S. House, Foster earned a 100-percent rating from NARAL Pro-Choice America in 2009.
Endorsed by NARAL Pro-Choice America PAC in both 2008 and 2010.