A side-by-side rundown of where the major candidates stand on our key challenges. Health care changes? Balancing the budget? Immigration? Who stands with you? Check out the Reboot Illinois one-stop, digital election scorecard for all the answers. Who wins your vote? Our scorecard will help you decide. Award-winning journalists Matt Dietrich & Madeleine Doubek offer up the cheat sheet to break down the issues for you.
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Republican U.S. Senate Primary
2. What about a balanced budget?
Our ridiculously complex tax code serves as an impediment to our rebirth as a great country. We cannot continue to spend valuable time and resources complying with a massively duct-taped tax code that long since has ceased to be coherent and productive.’’
3. What's their view on immigration?
I believe strongly as someone who grew up in a border state that we must solve the immigration problem by first securing the border and then providing a pathway for legal immigration that is business friendly and doesn’t disadvantage those already in line for citizenship. I am wary of comprehensive solutions that won’t solve the problem methodically in a logical way.’’