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Daniel Biss

Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 9th District

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    The Candidate: Daniel Biss

    The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Senate in the 9th District

    The Competition: Glenn Farkas

    The Buzz: Daniel Biss is a former University of Chicago math professor and is currently serving his first term in the House of Representatives.

    Biss is a recognized Recycling Hero by the Illinois Recycling Assosciation and won the Legislator of the Year award from the Illiois Association of Park Districts. Daniel is currently working to address the state's pension crisis and was recently appointed to the state's Digital Divide elimination Advisory Committee.

    Biss currently serves on seven House committees: Higher Education Appropriations, Elementary and Secondary Education Appropriations, Bio-Technology, Consumer Protection, International Trade and Commerce, Personnel and Pensions, and Small Business and Empowerment and Workforce Development.