About Daniel Biss

Daniel Biss is Executive Director of Rust Belt Rising, an organization that trains Democratic candidates to speak on issues of important to working families, who have been left behind by a system rigged in favor of the top 1%. He recently spent 8 years as a member of the Illinois General Assembly, chairing both the Labor and Human Services committees in the Illinois Senate. Daniel ran a historic campaign for Governor, coming in second in the Democratic primary in 2018. Before entering politics, he was a member of the University of Chicago mathematics faculty.