The Candidate: David R. Page
The Race: Democratic Candidate for the Illinois Senate in the 27th District
The Competition: Matt Murphy
The Buzz: Arlington Heights School Board President David R. Page is running on a platform of budget reform and increased focus on education. Page currently works as a financial planner, which he says gives him an advantage to help the state of Illinois’ budget.
He wants to increase education funding and says on his website that he "wants to help Illinois families navigate these trying economic times while still managing to fund quality education for their children.”
Page is a father of two and is married to a physics teacher. He has coached his daughter’s soccer teams for 16 years.