WILMETTE - Republican Kathy Myalls is grabbing attention at parades and door-to-door walks with her patriotic boots and her message of free markets and individual liberty.
Myalls is working to unseat 17th State House District incumbent Laura Fine (D), who is serving her first term in the Illinois House. The 17th District seat is one House Republicans hope to win back from the Dems in November. It includes the north suburban towns of Glenview, Golf, Northbrook, Wilmette, Skokie, Evanston, and Morton Grove.
Ms. Myalls said at a recent gathering with U.S. Senator Mark Kirk that this election is about family - because Illinois families are being torn apart by family members leaving the state for job opportunities elsewhere: