The Candidate: Dennis Ross Shackelford
The Race: Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 96th District
The Competition: Sue Scherer
The Buzz: Shackelford is a small business owner and member of various chambers of commerce. He is on the board of directors for Williamsville State Bank & Trust and considers himself a political outsider who "has spent nearly three decades creating jobs."
Shackelford wants to work toward a more balanced budget, improve the status of education, make Illinois more "job friendly," reform state government and continue to support Second Amendment rights.