Aris Garcia: 2024 candidate for Illinois House 49th District


Party: Republican

Office Sought: State House 49

City: Streamwood

Age: 24

Occupation: CEO & HR Mgr, Avlon Industries

Previous offices held: Community Relations Commission

What do you consider the three most pressing issues facing the state in the next four years, and how should they be addressed?

Economy, Crime, Education

Does Illinois need a constitutional amendment to reform its redistricting system? If not, why is what we have now acceptable? If so, what changes would you support?

Non-partisan board should draw the districts. Made up of equal republican and democratic representatives.

How do you assess the health of the state's budget? What changes, if any, need to be made in fiscal policy?

We are in crisis mode nearing bancruptcy. Spending cuts must be done.

Are you satisfied with the state's existing ethics policies for senators and representatives? If so, what about the policies should reassure Illinoisans that elected leaders abide by high standards? If not, what changes need to be made?

I think that curretnly the sentences handed out for corruption are not a strong enough deterent. Corruption must be punished with longer prison terms to make an example of deplorable politicians and “public servants”

Would you support a requirement that election petitions include a line asking candidates for their campaign email address?


How well do you think criminal justice reforms made in recent years are working? What, if any, changes need to be made?

They are not, Police must be given the power to do their duty. Judges can't keep letting career criminals of the hook.

What personal qualifications do you bring that would make you an effective legislator?

I am a business owner, served on my commission for over half a decade, studied public administration, worked with IDPH during the covid 19 pandamic. I was the youngest COVID Site Manager and later director of operations in the Country and have served my community on the Board of Des Plaines Friends of the Parks for about half a decade as well. As an Immigrant I can relate and unite our district in supporting common goals championed by my America First agenda.

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