The Candidate: Frank M. Gambino
The Race: Republican Candidate for the 34th Legislative District
The Competition: Steve Stadelman
The Buzz: Gambino lives in Rockford and co-owns Gambino Realtors and Gambino Homes.
He supports making Illinois more open to small businesses by repealing tax increases and implementing budget reform. Gambino also favors a more expeditious process for start-ups.
He wants a repeal of the most recent income tax increase, according to his campaign website, and believes in a substantial pension reform, including a possible reduction or elimination of lawmaker pensions. He says he will not accept a pension if elected.