Glenbrook South Students Organize State Senate Debate
9th Illinois District candidates Daniel Biss and Glenn Farkas will debate at GBS on Wednesday Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Illinois State Senate candidates (9th district) Daniel Biss and Glenn Farkas will participate in a District Debate on Wednesday Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. The debate will take place in the Glenbrook South High School auditorium and open to the public.
The debate was organized organized by students in Mr. Kane’s social studies classes.
A former math professor at the University of Chicago, Democrat Daniel Biss is the current representative for the 17th House District in the Illinois General Assembly, first elected in 2010. Presently, he serves on seven House Committees and has been working to pass legislation regarding pensions, the environment and nuclear energy.
Glenview resident and first-time political candidate, Republican Glenn Farkas, is the President of Avista Wealth Management, a financial consulting firm serving high net-worth individuals and businesses. According to Farkas, one of the main sources of his motivation to run for Senate is his desire to guarantee a better future for his children.