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Kinzler pledges to serve the people of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District

GLEN ELLYN, IL – Transplant surgeon and Army Reserve Colonel Dr. Gordon “Jay” Kinzler (R) announced this week his candidacy for Congress in Illinois’ 6th Congressional District. Just as he answered the call of duty to serve his country when he joined the military in 2007, he is answering the call of duty again to serve the constituents of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District.

Kinzler is running because he is concerned with the left-wing socialist direction Congress has taken and the detrimental effects it is having on the lives of our citizens.  He wants to end the discord and toxicity in Washington and limit the endless Congressional investigations so Congress can get back to work improving the lives of those they have sworn to serve.

Kinzler is honest, hard-working, fiscally responsible and dedicated to serving his community. He has proven himself to be a strong leader in local government, during his military career, and caring for his patients.

Dr. Kinzler completed his undergraduate degree at Loyola University of Chicago, graduating in 1980 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He continued his education at Loyola University, Stritch School of Medicine, graduating in 1984. Dr. Kinzler completed his internship and residency at Loyola University Medical Center, specializing in urology. After completing his 6-year residency program, he subspecialized in renal transplantation, completing an additional year of a kidney transplant fellowship at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, University of Southern California.

Kinzler still serves as a Colonel in the U.S. Army Reserve and is assigned to Fort Benning where he does his annual training and takes care of our soldiers and their families.  He cares for his patients at his medical practice at Elmhurst Hospital.  He has served as the Medical Staff President and the Chief of Surgery at Elmhurst Hospital.

“Just as I have felt the call of duty to serve in the U.S. military and serve my patients, I feel the call of duty to serve the people of Illinois’ 6th Congressional District,” said Kinzler. “I pledge to represent and serve our constituents, not big donors and special interests.”

“I’m looking forward to listening to voter concerns in all 53 communities served by the 6th Congressional District,” said Kinzler, “And if given the honor to serve them, I’ll work to improve their lives.”

The 6th Congressional District covers portions of Cook, DuPage, Lake, Kane and McHenry counties, a result of redistricting in 2011, following the 2010 Census.

Kinzler and his wife Jennifer have lived in Glen Ellyn for over 26 years. They have two adult children and rescue dogs and cats.

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