Keith R. Wheeler

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Keith Wheeler
Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives, District 50
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
ProfessionSmall business owner
Campaign website
Keith Wheeler is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 50 of the Illinois House of Representatives.


Wheeler graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His professional experience includes being a small business owner.[1]


Campaign themes


Wheeler's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

  • Economy
  • Excerpt: "It is truly disappointing that Illinois is ranked 48th among all of the states in job creation. This has a directly negative effect on our families and neighbors."
  • Business Environment
  • Excerpt: "The leadership in Springfield looks at the Illinois business community as if it is some kind of golden goose with infinite golden eggs. Instead, businesses are leaving Illinois in droves. We need new leadership to turn that around."
  • Budget/State Pension Costs
  • Excerpt: "There is no way that Illinois can continue to spend more than it takes in while allowing massive unfunded pension liabilities to remain growing unchecked."
  • Accountability & Integrity
  • Cooperation with Municipalities and School Districts
  • Fiscal Responsibility



See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Illinois House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place March 18, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was December 2, 2013. Valerie L. Burd ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Keith R. Wheeler defeated Beth C. Goncher, Julie Cosimo and William F. Keck in the Republican primary. Burd and Wheeler will face off in the general election.[3][4][5]


Wheeler and his wife, Lisa, have one child together, and two stepchildren.[1]

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