The Candidate: Randy Frese
The Race: Republican Candidate for the 47th Legislative District
The Competition: John M. Sullivan
The Buzz: Randy Frese identifies a good environment for businesses and lowering taxes as campaign priorities. Having run several small businesses, he feels he is able to work well with those who could bring business opportunities to Illinois.
Frese opposes the most recent tax increase, saying the state's current tax rate is keeping businesses from coming to Illinois, according to his campaign website.
Frese has served as Adams County circuit clerk for eight years.