The pressure of educating kids, filling up the tank, increased costs of medicine, food — everything — has put a lot of families on the ropes. People work hard and they’re not looking for a shortcut or a special deal. They just want to stop “scraping by.”
I don’t have all the answers to the issues we face; no one does. But I believe you can’t win what you don’t fight for, and you have my pledge that I’ll fight every day to put Kane County on the side of people like us — “the ones who have to pick-up the tab.”
Simply put, I will ensure Kane County government works for us — the taypayers — not the other way around. To learn more about where I stand on key issues affecting the county, please visit the News page, where you can review my comprehensive candidate questionnaire responses, a list of endorsements, my opponent's tax-and-spend record, and more.
You can also view my speech at the League of Women Voters Forum in the video below (my opponent refused to participate in the forum and did not fill out the questionnaire).
Lastly, at the bottom of this page is a map of Kane County Board 16, the district I am running to represent.
Photo: Ted Penesis with his wife, Beth, of thirty years
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