Jacob "Coby" Hakalir
|Former candidate for|
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 26|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Argosy University Chicago|
Hakalir earned his B.S. in Business Administration and Management from Argosy University Chicago and is currently pursuing his M.B.A. His professional experience includes working for Inland Bank and Trust.
Hakalir's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
- Public office as a public trust
- Less government intrusion in our lives
- Fiscal responsibility, Freedom and opportunity
- No more "government as usual"
- Lower taxes
- Ending government waste
- Less litigation
- Personal responsibility
- Smaller government
- Strong national defense
Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 18, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Incumbent Christian Mitchell defeated Jhatayn "Jay" Travis in the Democratic primary, while Jacob "Coby" Hakalir ran unopposed in the Republican primary. Mitchell then defeated Hakalir in the general election.
|Illinois House of Representatives District 26, General Election, 2014|
|Democratic||Christian L. Mitchell Incumbent||83.5%||25,715|
|Republican||Jacob "Coby" Hakalir||16.5%||5,083|
|Illinois House of Representatives, District 26 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Christian Mitchell Incumbent||53%||4,949|
|Jhatayn "Jay" Travis||47%||4,393|
Hakalir and his wife, Jennifer, have two children. They reside in the North Kenwood neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, Il.
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- Official campaign website, "About Coby," accessed February 14, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Issues," accessed February 14, 2014
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- Illinois Board of Elections, "General Primary Election Official Canvass," April 18, 2014
- Illinois Secretary of State, "Official general election candidate list," accessed March 18, 2014
- The Chicago Tribune, "Results List (Unofficial)," accessed November 5, 2014
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