"[John] spent election day visiting with children who are patients at suburban hospitals" - Chicago Tribune
"John Elleson won victory in a field of four Republican candidates in the 9th Congressional District primary" - Daily Herald
"{Jan Schakowsky} will face the John Elleson, the winner of the Republican primary according to The Associated Press, in the general election" - New York Times
"[John] called for changing Chicago from a 'corrupt, crime ridden city' to a 'city that works' " - Patch
"Elleson campaigned for the primary with a focus on many state issues" - North Cook News
"{John's] biggest thing, is to bring good high paying jobs and infrastructure" - Chicago Sun-Times
"John Elleson, a pastor from Arlington Heights with conservative views and a warm bipartisan approach" - Daily Herald
"[John] supports lower taxes, a balanced budget and a laser defense system" - Patch
Endorsed by IVI-IPO over incumbent Democrat Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky
NumbersUSA gives John a "True Reformer" score agreeing with his immigration stances
"I really want to be for all the people - rich, poor and everyone in between" - John to the Daily Herald
"Elleson had no apologies for a photo with former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. 'I'm a pastor,' [John] said. 'And I believe in being nice to people' " - Chicago Tribune