The Candidate: Carl R. Wasco
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 68th District
The Competition: John M. Cabello
The Buzz: Wasco is a Navy veteran, former president of the Rockford Association of Realtors and past commissioner for the Rockford Housing Authority. He is currently the alderman for the 4th ward of the city of Rockford.
He believes his experience as an alderman and realtor association president along with his military background will aid him in his campaign for state representative.
If elected, Wasco states he will fight for new well-paying jobs, strengthen educational system and work to relieve tax burdens on working families.