Illinois State Senate candidates (9th district) and will participate in a District Debate on Wednesday Sept. 19 at 7 p.m. The debate will take place in the auditorium, and is organized by students in Mr. Kane’s social studies classes. The District Debate is open to the general public.
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, , 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.