The Candidate: Steven Landek
The Race: Democratic Party candidate for the 12th State Senate District
The Competition: Raul Montes, Jr.
The Buzz: Steven Landek began his career in 1975 as the youngest Park District Commissioner in the State of Illinois at just 19 years old. Landek continued to work for the park district until 1996. Since 1999, he has served as the Mayor of Bridgeview. During his tenure he helped guide the development of Toyota Park and the underpass for 71st Street. He was elected senator in the 11th District in February 2011 and has served on several committees.