The Candidate: Hector Luis Concepcion
The Race: Republican Candidate for the Fourth Congressional District of Illinois
The Competition: Luis V. Gutierrez
The Buzz: Hector Concepcion, originally born in Puerto Rico, served as the executive director of the Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce in Illinois and works as CEO and president of Samson Investment Group. He is a speaker for the New Progressive Party of Puerto Rico and considers himself an immigrant rights activist. Concepcion's issues of focus are lack of employment and public safety.