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  • Walker stands up for women, children Oct 25, 2010 1:09 PM
    I want to thank our new state representative, Mark Walker, for taking an active role in standing up to domestic violence.

     
  • Walker pushing for reform, ready or not Oct 25, 2010 1:07 PM
    Paddy Bauler, the late unlamented ward boss, once famously stated “Chicago ain’t ready for reform.” Mark Walker, during his first term as state representative has pushed a reform agenda whether Illinois is ready for reform or not.

     
  • Trusts Walker to make the right call Oct 25, 2010 1:00 AM
    I’ve had enough of career politicians who will say anything to get re-elected. We need an honest, independent voice in state government, which is why I’m supporting Mark Walker for state representative. Mark is a businessman and reformer who will make difficult decisions and do what’s right for our state.

     
  • Walker's negative campaign puts Harris in better light Oct 18, 2010 9:14 AM
    Mark Walker is running an openly negative campaign for state representative of the 66th District. To portray your opponent as supporting child pornography and sexual predators as well as viewing women as second class citizens and “property is not campaigning but simple dishonest character assassination.

     
  • Independent Arlington Hts. voter likes Mark Walker Oct 18, 2010 9:02 AM
    Until recently, I have always considered myself a Republican when it came to political party affiliation.

     
  • Why won't Walker say he's a Democrat? Oct 18, 2010 9:15 AM
    Why is it that our state representative will not identify himself as a Democrat? Mark Walker is the Democrat candidate for state representative. But the word Democrat is not on any of his campaign literature. It is not on his yard signs. It is not even on his website.

     
  • State House District 66: Harris Oct 18, 2010 9:12 AM
    Democrat Mark Walker, of Arlington Heights, has had a productive first term in the legislature, and his work with Des Plaines Democratic Rep. Elaine Nekritz on reforming the Illinois budget process is both intriguing and laudable.

     
  • Arlington Heights Chamber to host candidates forum Oct 14, 2010 2:05 PM
    The Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidates forum beginning at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at the Metropolis Theater in downtown Arlington Heights.

     
  • Q&A: Walker, Harris in House 66 Oct 18, 2010 9:22 PM
    In the race for the 66th House District race, Democrat Mark Walker, a first-term legislator, is challenged by Republican David Harris, who served almost a decade in the General Assembly from 1983 to 1992. Both live in Arlington Heights.

     
  • Harris will bring financial stability Oct 27, 2010 8:53 PM
    It's the economy, stupid! It's jobs, jobs, jobs. But incumbent Democratic State Rep. Mark Walker is hung up on holding on to his “pro-choice" position! Heck, Illinois is so darn liberal on “choice" it has become the dumping ground for surrounding states which require minimal parental involvement before a child is aborted.

     
  • Walker stands apart from party bosses Oct 27, 2010 11:50 PM
    In the race for state representative for the 66th District, why should I vote for David Harris? I received a fancy 9x12 envelope in the mail with an appeal for a campaign donation. The five-page request touted Harris's experience as deputy director and chief of staff for the Iraq Reconstruction Management Office.

     
  • Send Harris to fix state budget mess Oct 27, 2010 11:48 PM
    Does Mark Walker's voting record reflect your views? In the 20 months Rep. Walker has represented us, Rep. Walker voted in favor of a budget that has over a $13 billion deficit. That is more than a third of what we take in each year! He has also voted in favor of approving $3.9 billion in new debt.

     
  • Harris will help get state on track Oct 27, 2010 8:11 PM
    I have lived in Illinois all my life, and I have never felt as uncertain about the future here in Illinois as I do now. Illinois has slipped to the bottom of the barrel when measured against the other states. We have a budget that is sinking in red ink, we have unpaid bills stacked to the ceiling and we continue to borrow and increase our long-term debt.

     
  • Walker unafraid to be independent Oct 27, 2010 8:21 PM
    Mark Walker's leadership in standing up to Todd Stroger and reducing the Cook County sales tax has earned him my vote this November.

     
  • Candidates press opponents on school funding legislation Oct 5, 2010 5:33 PM
    Two Republican challengers in the Fox Valley have teamed up to question their respective opponents' actions on controversial school funding legislation.

     
  • Throw them out, support Harris in 66th Oct 4, 2010 12:01 AM
    The politicians in Springfield have run our great state of Illinois into the ground with huge budget deficits, excessive borrowing and unfunded pension benefits that will burden taxpayers for years into the future.

     
  • Democratic flier raps 66th District hopeful Harris for sex offender votes Oct 4, 2010 12:01 AM
    The campaign between Rep. Mark Walker and David Harris is heating up with a flier the Democratic Party of Illinois recently sent to residents of the 66th Illinois House district, suggesting Harris is soft on sex predators.

     
  • House District 66 hopefuls debate budget crisis solutions Jan 31, 2011 5:53 PM
    Democratic state Rep. Mark Walker on Saturday pitched a new way to put together state budgets that would ensure Illinois doesn't spend more than it takes in, while David Harris, the Republican hoping to take his House seat, said spending must be cut though education and social services should remain priorities.

     
  • Harris decries charge he is 100 percent anti-abortion Jan 31, 2011 6:41 PM
    A campaign letter charging that state House candidate David Harris does not support allowing victims of rape or incest to have abortions is a misrepresentation of his position, Harris says.

     
  • Election forum in Arlington Heights Saturday Jan 31, 2011 6:29 PM
    The League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove Area will present a candidate forum at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Arlington Heights Village Hall, 3rd floor, 33 S. Arlington Heights Road.

     
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