The Candidate: Andrew Byrne Hodorowicz
The Race: Democratic candidate for the 35th legislative district
The Competition: Anthony R. Martin, Frances Ann Hurley
The Buzz: A resident of Palos Heights, Andrew Byrne Hodorowicz is the only suburban candidate running for the seat. Since 2004, he worked at a mortgage banker as a licensed loan originator. Prior to that, he was CFO at Hawthorne Race Course, where he worked on gaming and racing legislation with lawmakers. He says his experience and business integrity will help him defend working-class values and advocate for working families and small businesses.