The Candidate: Daniel P. Polites
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 108th District
The Competition: Charles E. Meier
The Buzz: Polites is a golf teaching professional and the owner of DP Golf Center. He states on his campaign website that if elected he will serve "not as a Democrat or a Republican, but as a neighbor, small business owner, and family man, working to improve our state government."
Polites is in favor of concealed carry, gambling legalization and is against the closing of Tamms Prison.