Pulido is a conservative who founded the Illinois Minutemen, which is dedicated to keep out illegal immigrants. On other issues, she favors 2nd Amendment rights for gun owners; term limits for officeholders so career politicians are replaced by citizen legislators; and the pro-life cause.
The 27-year-old Reichel calls himself a career activist for peace. He would withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan. He favors single-payer, national health insurance; and tougher federation regulation of Wall Street. He believes the recession was "created largely by greed and corruption in the financial sector."