The Jackson Five

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"The Jackson Five" is an unofficial nickname given to the original elected officials who supported Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s political agenda.

Members of The Jackson Five

Candidate Contested Office Year Outcome
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 1st Congressional District 1995 Won
Rev. James Meeks State Senator 2002 Won
David Miller State Representative 2002 Won
William Davis State Representative 2002 Won
Larry Rogers, Jr. Tax Board of Review 2004 Won
Sandi Jackson 8th Ward Alderman 2007 Won
Sandi Jackson 8th Ward Democratic Committeeman 2008 Won

Other candidates have received Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s endorsement and support, but this group allegedly constitutes Jackson's inner circle.