The Candidate: Tom Demmer
The Race: Republican Party Candidate for Illinois State Representative in the 90th District
The Competition: Thomas Boken Jr.
The Buzz: Demmer is the director of marketing at KSB Hospital. He was campaign manager for State Senator Tim Bivins as well as White House intern for the vice president in 2006. Demmer also served as the northern Illinois regional coordinator for Bill Brady's 2010 campaign for governor.
Demmer's top issues include building on natural resources, creating a pro-growth job creation plan and supporting 2nd Amendment rights.