Candidate Profile
Bill Grossi

Republican , Illinois


Bill Grossi
State Rep., Dist. 57

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Tax Accountability (Taxpayers United of America) Wheeling Township Republicans Northfield Township Republicans Republicans of Lake County


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.

Strongly Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

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.

Strongly Agree

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.


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.


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

Rape and incest only.

21. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

I live by the Golden Rule, Do unto others as you want them to do unto you. I believe in personal responsibility. I believe that Freedom of Religion should not be impinged by the government. I believe in the rule of law, even if I disagree with some laws, we need to follow the law but we may try to change the unjust ones through the system.


  • IIT/Chicago Kent College of Law, Chicago, J.D., 1979
  • DePaul University, Chicago, M.S.A., 1976
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, B.S., 1975
Work & Military
  • Attorney, Owner, 15
  • Motorola, Inc., Tax Counsel, 12
  • FMC Corp., Tax Attorney, 5
  • IRS, Estate & Gift Tax Attorney, 3.5
  • St. Emily Church, Member
  • American Cancer Society, Volunteer
  • Republicans of Wheeling Township, Precinct Captain
  • Loyola Academy Fathers Club, President, Vice President, Secretary
  • None
  • None

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