2012 election

2012 election

Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidates want to modernize office

Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidates want to modernize office: Play now!

    We continue our series highlighting contested races in next week's election.  The winner in the race for Champaign County Circuit Clerk will replace the incumbent who is retiring. As Tim Ditman explains, the two candidates have similar platforms.

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Health Care Consumers issue voter guides

CHAMPAIGN — It's less than a week before the election, and your future health care could be at stake: Do you know where your candidates stand on the issues that matter?

Champaign County Health Care Consumers asked area U.S. congressional candidates and state legislative candidates what they think about some key health care issues.

13th District candidates to debate on Thursday

URBANA — The final debate among the three candidates for Congress in Illinois' new 13th Congressional District will be televised live at 7 p.m. Thursday on WILL-TV, Channel 12.

Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidate Barb Wysocki

Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidate Barb Wysocki: Play now!

Our Tim Ditman sat down with Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidate Barb Wysocki to talk about issues surrounding the race.

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Champaign County Circut Clerk Candidate Katie Blakeman

Champaign County Circut Clerk Candidate Katie Blakeman: Play now!

Our Tim Ditman sat down with Champaign County Circuit Clerk candidate Katie Blakeman to talk about issues surrounding the race.

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Updated 10/31: Election 2012 coverage

Updated 11:30 a.m. Oct. 31.

Here is where we will post links to election stories between now and Election Day, Nov. 6.

You can click here for all previous and continuing election coverage.

YOUR OPINION

Our choices for county office

There are six countywide races up for election on Nov. 6, but Champaign County voters will have to give serious thought to just four of them.

That's because Champaign County State's Attorney Julia Rietz, a Democrat, is running without opposition, as is Coroner Duane Northrup, a Republican.

13th Congressional race is hotly contested

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    There is now less than a week to go before voters head to the polls for the November General Election, and today we continue our coverage leading up to that day with a look at the new 13th Congressional District, between three candidates who have never held elected office before.  Michael Kiser reports.

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Both candidates in 52nd Senate race stress pension fix

Both candidates in 52nd Senate race stress pension fix: Play now!

    We continue our series of reports on the marquee races in next week's election.  As Tim Ditman reports, the dreaded "p word"...pensions...has been at the forefront in the race for the 52nd Senate District.

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Tom Kacich: Obama, Davis lead in polls of 13th District

A new poll of voters in the 13th Congressional District gives President Obama a 59 percent to 41 percent lead over Mitt Romney, but says that Republican congressional candidate Rodney Davis is ahead by about 5 percentage points.

The automated poll of 1,360 likely voters was taken Sunday by the Springfield-based polling firm We Ask America.