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Steve Stadelman
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Candidate for
Illinois State Senate District 34
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
ProfessionNews Anchor/Reporter
Campaign website
Steve Stadelman is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 34 of the Illinois State Senate.

Stadelman has been a news anchor/reporter for WTVO-TV Channel 17 since May 1987. He earned his BA in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.[1]


Campaign themes


Stadelman's campaign website lists the following issues:[2]

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "The Rockford area continues to have one of the highest unemployment rates in the state. We need a new approach to creating jobs."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We need to do a better job of preparing our students for college and careers. There’s no better investment in our future."



See also: Illinois State Senate elections, 2012

Stadelman is running in the 2012 election for Illinois State Senate District 34. Stadelman defeated Dan Lewandowski, Glenn Patterson and Marla Wilson in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Dave Syverson is not running for re-election in District 34. Stadelman will face Republican Frank Gambino in the general on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Illinois State Senate Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stadelman 54.5% 5,878
Dan Lewandowski 24.1% 2,596
Marla Wilson 21.4% 2,305
Total Votes 10,779


Stadelman is married and has four children.

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