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  • Krishna Bansal: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Krishna Bansal, running for 84th District Representative

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit: Candidate ProfileFeb 10, 2014 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Stephanie Kifowit, running for 84th District Representative

     
  • Krishna Bansal

    Naperville businessman enters 84th state House race Oct 15, 2013 12:00 AM
    Naperville businessman Krishna Bansal is the first Republican to enter the race for the 84th District seat in the state House of Representatives in advance of the filing period next month. Bansal, who announced his candidacy Saturday, said he is running to make Illinois a better place for families and businesses. “The reason I came to Illinois was so I could get a better future, a better education for my family and I wanted to grow my business,” said Bansal, who originally is from India.

     
  • Legislators to give insights on new session in Springfield at breakfast Jan 24, 2013 12:00 AM
    The Metro West Council of Government will host its annual Legislative Breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at Eagle Brook Country Club, 2288 Fargo Blvd., Geneva. It is a nonprofit organization that represents municipalities in Kane, Kendall and DeKalb counties.

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit

    Aurora, Wheaton have to fill vacant seatsNov 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    After losing city council members to the state legislature, Aurora and Wheaton are taking very different steps to electing new people to fill those vacancies. Candidates interested in Stephanie Kifowit's former Ward 3 aldermanic post in Aurora have until Monday to file nominating petitions, while those interested in filling out the at-large Councilman term of Jeanne Ives in Wheaton must file between Dec. 17 and 24.

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit Democrat candidate for 84th District Representative

    New 84th District rep Kifowit stepping down from Aurora council Nov 16, 2012 12:00 AM
    Aurora Alderman Stephanie Kifowit will resign her seat on the city council Tuesday after winning election to the state legislature, she announced this week. Kifowit, 41, said she will step down from her post as alderman for Ward 3 following a 5 p.m. meeting Tuesday so she can concentrate on preparing for her new role as 84th District state representative. "It's important that I dedicate time in the upcoming weeks to transition into the new position so I can really hit the ground running," Kifowit said.

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit

    Kifowit beats Fee for 84th House seatNov 6, 2012 12:00 AM
    Democrat Stephanie Kifowit won the 84th state House seat, claiming 62 percent of the vote against Republican Pat Fee with all precincts reporting unofficial totals. Kifowit, a 41-year-old Aurora alderman and substitute teacher, said she chose to run for a state-level position because "you realize there's so much more that can happen for the residents if the state just comes together and starts working together."

     
  • Endorsement: Fee over Kifowit in House District 84 Oct 17, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald endorses Pat Fee to represent District 84 in the Illinois House of Representatives.

     
  • Republican Pat Fee, left, opposes Democrat Stephanie Kifowit for the 84th state House District in the Nov. 6 election.

    Concealed carry divides 84th House hopefuls Oct 10, 2012 12:00 AM
    Both candidates for the 84th state House seat say they hold firearm owners identification cards, but Stephanie Kifowit and Pat Fee say they would vote differently on a plan to allow concealed carry in Illinois. Fee said she supports concealed carry, while Kifowit says she would vote against it. “Right now, I need to represent the voters of the 84th District,” said Kifowit, a 40-year-old Marine Corps veteran of Aurora. “And going door-to-door and talking to a lot of individuals, at this point in time a lot of people are uncomfortable with the state of Illinois and conceal and carry for many reasons.”

     
  •  Republican candidate Pat Fee shares her views as she campaigns for the 84th state House seat in a Nov. 6 race against Democratic candidate Stephanie Kifowit.

    House leadership at issue in 84th District race Oct 4, 2012 12:00 AM
    In the campaign for the 84th state House seat, the name Michael Madigan keeps coming up. Republican candidate Pat Fee of Aurora says Madigan must be replaced as speaker of the House before legislators from both parties will be able to work on solutions to the state’s biggest problems. “There will be no working together. He (Madigan) rules it the way he wants it ruled and this is where we are today,” Fee said. Democrat Stephanie Kifowit said collaboration is possible.

     
  • Pat Fee

    Two newcomers vie for open 84th House seat Oct 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    As a legislative area without an incumbent, the state's 84th House District centered around Aurora offers an opportunity for new blood to step into state government after the Nov. 6 general election. The two candidates seeking to represent the newly drawn district are capitalizing on the opportunity to run for the open seat, but for different reasons.

     
  • Key statehouse battles take shape in suburbs Oct 1, 2012 12:00 AM
    With a lot at stake in the upcoming election, several key suburban legislative races are receiving extra attention from Republican and Democratic leaders. If issues including cutting teachers retirements and gambling expansion aren’t settled this fall, they’ll land in the laps of lawmakers elected in November.

     
  • Patricia Fee, running for 84th District Representative

    Patricia Fee: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Patricia Fee, running for 84th District Representative

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit, running for 84th District Representative

    Stephanie Kifowit: Candidate ProfileSep 18, 2012 12:00 AM
    Candidate information for Stephanie Kifowit, running for 84th District Representative

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit

    Voters choose Kifowit among 84th House DemsMar 20, 2012 12:00 AM
    Aurora Alderman Stephanie Kifowit said she plans to continue running her campaign for 84th District state Representative the old-fashinoned way, after winning the Democratic primary Tuesday night. Beating opponents Alex Arroyo and Carole Cheney of Aurora, Kifowit received 49 percent of the vote from unofficial totals in 67 of the districts 68 precincts.

     
  • Carole Cheney

    ‘Jobs' big voter issue in House 84, candidates say Mar 12, 2012 12:00 AM
    As Democratic candidates for the 84th District seat in the state House of Representatives knock on doors across the newly drawn district, they say voters are expressing the most concern about one topic: jobs. Alex Arroyo, Carole Cheney and Stephanie Kifowit, all of Aurora, each said residents want to: create instead of losing jobs, help small businesses provide them and bring more to the area.

     
  • Carole Cheney

    84th House candidates split on gambling expansion Mar 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    In the Democratic primary for the 84th State House seat, one candidate is more open than the others to considering gambling expansion as a boost to the state budget. Carole Cheney, a 51-year-old Aurora attorney, said she would support gambling expansion if it can be proven more casinos wouldn’t just draw business from existing venues and if it is “regulated properly.”

     
  • Kifowit for House District 84, Democrat Feb 24, 2012 12:00 AM
    The Daily Herald offers its endorsement in the Democratic primary for the newly drawn 84th Illinois House District, which takes in parts of Naperville and Aurora.

     
  • Stephanie Kifowit

    84th House hopefuls won’t rule out extending income tax hikeFeb 9, 2012 12:00 AM
    When Illinois lawmakers raised the personal income tax rate to 5 percent last year, they gave the increase an expiration date — 2015. One of three Democratic candidates for state representative in the 84th district says she would not vote to extend the 5 percent income tax past 2015, when it is set to decrease to 4 percent, but the other two candidates say it’s too soon to take a stance on the issue.

     
  • Alex Arroyo

    84th candidates: State shouldn’t ask schools to fund teacher pensions Feb 2, 2012 12:00 AM
    All three Democratic candidates for state representative in the 84th District say they disagree with House Speaker Michael Madigan’s recent proposal suggesting school districts should contribute to funding teacher pensions. Where Alex Arroyo, Carole Cheney and Stephanie Kifowit differ is in their reasons for opposing the proposal and their ideas for improving the teacher pension situation.

     
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