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Daniel Biss

Running for Governor
Election: March 20, 2018

Daniel Biss currently represents the 9th District in the Illinois State Senate and previously served one term in the Illinois House representing the 17th District. At the age of 25, he joined the University of Chicago's mathematics faculty. In 2003, while teaching, Daniel’s desire to confront our nation's most critical problems compelled him to get more involved in his community. First as an organizer, and now as a state senator, Daniel’s top priority has been fighting for middle class families. He and his wife Karin live in Evanston with their two children.