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Frances Ann Hurley



    The Candidate: Frances Ann Hurley

    The Race: Republican candidate for the 35th legislative district

    The Competition: Ricardo A. Fernandez

    The Buzz: A community activist for 25 years and longtime volunteer, Hurley said she was motivated to run for office after becoming fed up with the state's mounting debt and tax hikes. She plans to use her real-life experience to find "common sense solutions" to Illinois' problems. She aims to attract businesses back to Illinois, create jobs and create new ways to efficiently deliver services.