David Spada: Candidate Profile

Lake County board District 10 (Republican)

  • David Spada, running for Lake County board District 10

    David Spada, running for Lake County board District 10

Updated 2/13/2018 12:20 PM

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City: Wauconda

Website: Candidate did not respond.

Twitter: Candidate did not respond.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001448149827

Office sought:

Lake County board District 10

Age: 46

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Family: Wife






Occupation: Attorney

Education: JD John Marshall Law School

BA Loyola University

High School Fenwick

Civic involvement: Mt. St. Joseph (Lake Zurich)-Home for the developmentally disabled

Indian Princesses

Elected offices held: Candidate did not respond.

Questions & Answers

If you are an incumbent, describe your main contributions. Tell us of any important initiatives you've led. If you are a challenger, what would you bring to the board and what would your priority be?

Lower property taxes

Approve Route 53 expansion

Reduce County Spending

Eliminate jail crowding and cost of housing inmates by increasing use of electronic home monitoring for non-violent criminals. This will enable non-violent criminals to work during day to support themselves and families and be under house arrest rest of the time.

Regardless of whether this is a current problem, what can the board do to reduce harassment, especially sexual harassment against women, in the county or forest district offices? If there have been complaints of harassment, have they been investigated properly? Are new policies needed?

Candidate did not respond.

The county board sets salaries for its members, as well as the countywide elected officials. Do you believe these various salaries are at the right level now? Are raises or pay cuts needed?

Believe pay cuts are needed with all county positions.

The forest district still has a lot of undeveloped preserves. Name one such preserve you'd like to see get amenities, and tell me what you'd like to see built there.

Candidate did not respond.

What is your position on government consolidation? Are there areas of government in Lake County that strike you as prime candidates for such consideration?

The County Clerk and County Recorder should be merged and positions eliminated.


What other issues, if any, are important to you as a candidate for this office?

Candidate did not respond.

Please name one current leader who most inspires you.

Pope Francis

What is the biggest lesson you learned at home growing up?

Always have religion in your life.

If life gave you one do-over, what would you spend it on?

Missing 2003 Game 6 of NLCS (Cubs loss to Marlins)

What was your favorite subject in school and how did it help you in later life?

Speech. If you are able to speak effectively in public you will be able to get your point across to people.

If you could give your children only one piece of advice, what would it be?

Do your best in everything you do.