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Peter Hurtado

Republican Candidate for the 42nd Legislative District

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    The Candidate: Peter Hurtado

    The Race: Republican Candidate for the 42nd Legislative District

    The Competition: Linda Holmes

    The Buzz: Peter Hurtado identifies tax relief, fiscal responsibility, and economic growth as campaign issues.

    Hurtado wants to repeal the most recent tax increases, saying a total of 30,000 jobs have left Illinois since the in crease's passage.

    He supports a reform of the state's current state employee pension program and calls the current budget situation a "disaster created by former Governor Blagojevich and current Governor Quinn."