Candidate Profile
Kathleen Myalls

Republican , Illinois


Kathleen Myalls
State Rep., Dist. 17

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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and are the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry into the country.

Strongly Agree

3. More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.


4. Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.


5. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.


6. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Disagree

7. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

Strongly Disagree

8. Congress should repeal the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).

Strongly Agree

9. There should be a strict constitutional spending limit for state and local governments that would tie the rate of spending to the rate of population growth plus the rate of inflation.

Strongly Agree

10. Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Disagree

11. Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

Strongly Agree

12. Patients should be permitted and licensed to smoke marijuana for medical purposes without police interference, and authorized persons should be permitted to possess marijuana and operate a motor vehicle after consumption.

Strongly Disagree

13. Free market competition for education dollars, rather than a government monopoly, would create a better education for all students.

Strongly Agree

14. Where minor children are involved, divorce laws should be reformed to include mutual consent of both parents and an increased waiting period, unless there is fault or abuse.

No Answer

15. School districts should be required to teach sex education in grades 6-12 using only "comprehensive sex ed" resources, which may include undefined “age-appropriate” information on sexuality, including contraception, homosexuality, bisexuality, and Gender Identity Disorder.

Strongly Disagree

16. Efforts to expand gambling with new casinos and additional slot machines do not pose a threat to families and businesses.


17. Election of judges by the people for a definite term of office is the best way to select judges.

No Answer

18. Religious freedom is our most foundational freedom and deserves added protection in our state and federal constitutions.

Strongly Agree

19. Therapy for children who have unwanted same-sex attraction should be banned.

Strongly Disagree

20. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

Abortion should be allowed to save the life of the mother and in the cases of rape and incest.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I am a devoted Catholic. I believe in God and Jesus Christ, and believe that the spiritual values taught in my church provide an excellent moral base that governs my conduct. I believe that we should help our fellow man and that our neighbors often need - and deserve - a hand up.


  • University of Illinois College of Law, Champaign, JD, 1987
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, AB, 1984
Work & Military
  • NONE
  • Prevent Child Abuse America, National Board of Directors
  • Chicago Board - Prevent Child Abuse America, President
  • Geneva Lake Water Safety Patrol, oard of Directors
  • Canine Therapy Corps, Volunteer
  • DePaul University, Adjunct Professor - Communications Law
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation, Member
  • Chicago Coalition for Law-Related Education, Instructor
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters, Volunteer (Big Sister)
  • NONE
  • NONE

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