The Candidate: Robert R. Reyes
The Race: Democratic Party Candidate for the 24th Legislative District of Illinois.
The Competition: Neftalie Gonzalez, Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez
Robert R. Reyes graduated form the University of Illinois- Chicago with a Bachelor's in Urban Planning. Afterward he helped to found "Project Lead" which helps to increase civic participation in Chicago's Little Village, as well as the Southwest Side neighborhoods.
In addition, Reyes served in the House of Representatives under Congressman Luis Gutierrez and in the Senate under Sen. Richard Durbin. A top priority, Reyes believes that education reform is necessary in today's global economy.