The Candidate: Susan Sweeney
The Race: Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 55th District
The Competition: Martin Moylan
The Buzz: Sweeney is a former client manager at IBM and looks to use her business experience in addressing financial concerns of the 55th district. Sweeney has no former political experience. She is an activist for children with special needs and is active in various organizations in the local community.
She supports pension reform, a more child-centered and results-based educational system