The Candidate: Pat Sullivan
The Race: Republican Candidate for the 46th Legislative District
The Competition: Dave Koehler
The Buzz: Components of Dave Koehler's platform include a favorable business climate, educational reform and ending the most recent tax increase.
Among the issues related to a favorable business climate for Sullivan is worker's compensation reform, according to a Peoria Journal Star article published on Sullivan's campaign website. He also believes it is necessary to work to keep educated and qualified people in his district to help business.
He has been an owner or co-owner of three small businesses. The U.S. Army Reserve veteran is married and has three children and seven grandchildren.