The Candidate: Deborah O'Keefe Conroy
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 46th District
The Competition: Daniel J. Kordik
The Buzz: Conroy formerly served on the District 205 school board but has no former political experience. She is an "artist, volunteer, mother and community leader." She spends her time volunteering and working as religious studies teacher at a local church.
As a legislator, Conroy hopes to create new jobs and provide tax relief to homeowners while urging lawmakers to cut their own pay. She is focused on public safety and protecting the rights of senior citizens.