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WSIU Prepares Voters For November General Election

Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic candidate for governor, incumbent Patrick Quinn, republican candidate for governor, Illinois Senator Bill Brady, and Green Party candidate for governor Rich Whitney squared off in a debate which was broadcast statewide on public radio and television stations.

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October 29 - 8pm

U.S. Senate Forum

Phil Ponce from WTTW's Chicago Tonight hosts a forum featuring candidates for the Illinois U.S. Senate race, Mark Kirk (R) and Alexi Giannoulias (D).

This program will repeat on WSIU World (8.2) on 10/29 at 11pm, 10/30 at 6pm, and 10/31 at 5pm


WSIU InFocus

WSIU and its regional partners also will present interviews with candidates for the Illinois General Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives on Friday nights in October as part of the weekly WSIU-TV series WSIU InFocus. The half-hour, unscripted interviews will feature questions from Jak Tichenor of WSIU-TV, Jennifer Fuller of WSIU Radio, and Rob Crow of the Southern Illinoisan newspaper. WSIU Radio will broadcast excerpts from the candidate interviews during local news breaks in late October.

October 1 - 9pm

58th Illinois Senate District

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Sen. David Luechtefeld (R-Okawville) and Jeremy Walker (D-Redbud)

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 29

October 8 - 9pm

107th Illinois House District

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Rep. John Caveletto (R-Salem) and Joshua Qualls (D-Centralia)

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 29

 

October 15 - 9pm

115th Illinois House District

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U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) and
Charlie Howe (G-Carbondale)

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 27

 

 

October 22 - 9pm

116th Illinois House District

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Rep. Dan Reitz (D-Steeleville) and Glenn Farley (R-Waterloo)

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 22

October 29 - 9pm

12th District, U.S. Congress

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U.S. Rep. Jerry Costello (D-Belleville) and Rodger Jennings (G-Alton). The republican candidate, Terry Newman was invited but did not appear.

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 20

October 29 - 9:30pm

19th District, U.S. Congress

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U.S. Rep. John Shimkus (R-Collinsville) and Tim Bagwell (D-Olney)

Listen to excerpts from WSIU Radio: October 21

 

November 5 - 9pm

Election Re-cap

Jak Tichenor, Jennifer Fuller and representatives from the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute will discuss the outcomes from the elections in the area and the impact it has on our government.


*Excerpts on WSIU Radio will air at 8:30am & 5:29pm



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