Six-year incumbent Democrat Frances Ann Hurley, who lives in Mount Greenwood, supports expanded casino gambling, legalizing recreational marijuana, gun-dealer licensing and expanding medical marijuana usage to cover pain management. A former legislative aide to Chicago aldermen Ginger Rugai and Matt O’Shea, Hurley has an extensive government and community service background. She also is a strong backer of property tax freezes and is endorsed.

Republican Herbert Hebein, a retired Chicago police officer who lives in Mount Greenwood, also is running.

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Illinois House 35th District covers parts of the South Side including Beverly and suburban Orland Park | Tanveer Ali/Sun-Times

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