The Candidate: Ilya Sheyman
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for the 10th Congressional District.
The Competition: Brad Schneider, John Tree, Vivek Bavda
The Buzz: Ilya Sheyman, a 25-year-old Soviet native, first arrived in Illinois with his family at the tender age of four. He went on to eventually graduate from McGill University with a joint degree in Political Science and United States History. If elected, his top priority would be to revitalize the economy by advocating for a federal jobs bill that would get millions of Americans back to work.