2012 election

Ron Paul event moved to Huff Hall

CHAMPAIGN — Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul's Wednesday evening appearance at the University of Illinois has been moved from Foellinger Auditorium to Huff Hall because there weren't enough seats at Foellinger to accommodate people expected to attend.


13th District Dem candidates back abortion rights

CHAMPAIGN — Abortion rights was a central theme in speeches Sunday night by the two Democratic congressional candidates in the new 13th Congressional District.

Greene County State's Attorney Matt Goetten, in perhaps his most complete remarks on the issue so far in the campaign, asserted he favors abortion rights and "would support Planned Parenthood."


GOP candidates for 106th House District

Tom Bennett


Q & A in 106th District: Bennett

Legislative candidates were given the chance to submit answers to a questionnaire. Here, the answers from Tom Bennett, seeking the GOP nod in the 106th Illinois House District:


Q & A in 106th District: Gabor

Legislative candidates were given the chance to submit answers to a questionnaire. Here, the answers from Brian Gabor, seeking the GOP nod in the 106th Illinois House District:


Five Republicans on March 20 ballot in 106th House District

Republican voters in the new 106th House District cannot complain about a lack of options in their March 20 primary election.


Paul expected to stop on UI campus Wednesday

CHAMPAIGN — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul is expected to hold a rally Wednesday night at the University of Illinois' Foellinger Auditorium.

An official announcement of the event will come Monday after campaign staff complete a planning meeting with UI officials.


GOP candidates in 51st district have similar views on most issues

On most issues considered important to the 51st Senate District — gun laws, taxes, budget cuts, ending the General Assembly scholarship program and more — state Rep. Chapin Rose and Dr.


51st Senate District: About the GOP candidates

51st Senate District candidates

Biographies

Chapin Rose

38, of Mahomet

married, four children

lawyer, state representative since 2003

B.S. and J.D., University of Illinois

Tom Pliura

54, of rural Ellsworth

married, four children

attorney, physician and farmland owner

M.D. and J.D., University of Illinois


Q&A in 102nd District

Legislative candidates were given the chance to submit answers to a questionnaire. Here, the answers from state Rep. Adam Brown, seeking the GOP nod in the 102nd Illinois House District (His opponent, Rob Roman, did not submit responses):

 


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