AURORA - In the final segment of IR's interview with 25th Senate District GOP candidate Dave Richmond, he discusses social issues, the challenges he faces in his campaign, his political role model, his choice for the presidency and how he differs from his opponents in the March 20th primary.
Continuing a short discussion on social issues ...
IR: What is your view on same sex civil unions?
Core values are crucial, Richmond says.
IR: Who is your political role model?
Richmond goes back in Illinois history for another politician with humble beginnings ...Abraham Lincoln.
IR: What will be your campaign's biggest challenge?
IR: There's an issue with double-dipping among politicians, for example State Rep. Roger Eddy, who's getting campaign dollars from teachers' unions. How will you handle double-dipping as Blackberry Township supervisor?
IR: Who's your pick for president?
IR: And to finish up, compare yourself to the other two candidates in the 25th Senate GOP primary race - Jim Oberweis and Rick Slocum ..
For more information about Dave Richmond, check out his website, his responses to the conservative coalition's candidate survey and listen to the other segments of this IR interview available on Illinois Review.