9th District Senate residents* need to show up and show their support for conservative principles – and GOP candidate Glenn Farkas of Northbrook – at the Biss/Farkas Debate, Wednesday, Sept. 19th, 7:00 p.m., at Glenbrook South High School. Here’s some basic information about the two candidates:

Glenn Farkas:

  • Glenview small business owner with private sector and pension experience.
  • MBA
  • Former college quarterback – straight-talking.
  • Supports Illinois small business growth, Illinois budegtary discipline; provides new leadership to help fix Illinois’ severe fiscal mess.
  • On record that he will not take an Illinois pension when elected.

Daniel Biss:

  • Madigan protégé with no private sector experience.
  • On record in support of a Progressive Illinois Tax in Illinois
  • On record in favor of pension-cost shifting to financially stressed local school districts.
  • Received significant contributions to his campaign from unions outside of the 9th District( www.followthemoney.org and www.opensecrets.org)
  • Self-characterized “idiot” (on record: Chicago Sun Times) and “liar” ( on video record: Skokie Town Hall meeting)
*You are a resident of the 9th State Senate district if you were formerly represented by Jeff Schoenberg.