Republican gubernatorial candidate Dan Proft, from Wheaton, is a pro-life advocate for business-friendly policies, military families, adopted and disabled children.
He is a political commentator for WLS-AM 890 radio in Chicago, a contributor to numerous conservative publications, and a small business owner. Since 1994, Proft has either been running for political office or in a government leadership role. According to his campaign site, Proft has been a "conservative thought leader and outspoken voice of reform for 15 years."
As a student at Northwestern University, Proft co-founded the Northwestern Chronicle, an independent campus newspaper still in existence today. He went on to receive his J.D. from Loyola University Chicago School of Law.
Campaign Site: http://www.proft2010.com/