State Senator Terry Link isn’t new to political races. A Stout State University graduate, the 62-year-old Waukegan-native has been a State Senator for over 12 years and is currently the Majority Caucus Chair. Last year alone, Link was able to raise more than $540,000 and was re-elected in Illinois’ 30th district with 42,407 votes.
"I can't think of anything better than being a state senator, but the opportunity is here right now so I think it's time to take a chance," he told the Daily Herald last summer.
He is currently chairman of the State Senate’s Gaming commission, and has been chair of the Lake County Democratic Central Committee since 1992.
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