2012 election

2012 election

Tom Kacich: Presidential candidates have mostly ignored us

It used to be that in presidential races, Champaign-Urbana and central Illinois mattered.

Not any more. It's been a long time — 1980 — since a presidential or vice presidential candidate visited Champaign-Urbana in the last few, crucial months before a presidential election.

Election judges sought for Vermilion County

DANVILLE — Vermilion County still needs more than two dozen election judges for Election Day on Nov. 6, according to Vermilion County Clerk Lynn Foster.

Bambenek: Smyth violated Urbana ordinance with news conference

URBANA — Urbana Alderman Charlie Smyth violated the city's municipal code by using the city council chambers for a political news conference, Republican John Bambenek charged Friday.

Early voting runs all weekend; 7,000 already have cast ballots

URBANA — This is the only full weekend of early voting in Champaign County, when registered voters are able to cast ballots on both Saturday and Sundays.

Eight early voting stations, most of which serve only particular precincts, will be open Saturday.

Meister, Jakobsson vie for 103rd House seat

Meister, Jakobsson vie for 103rd House seat: Play now!

    With just over one week before election day, we continue our series of stories previewing local races. Today we feature the 103rd Illinois House race.  Kimberly Schofield has more.

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Frerichs, Bambenek tangle in Danville

DANVILLE — 52nd Illinois Senate District candidates John Bambenek and Mike Frerichs differed on a number of major issues in somewhat testy candidates forum Thursday night in Danville.

103rd House candidate Naomi Jakobsson

103rd House candidate Naomi Jakobsson: Play now!

Our Kimberly Schofield sat down with 103rd House District candidate Naomi Jakobsson to talk about issues surrounding the house race.

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103rd House candidate Rob Meister

103rd House candidate Rob Meister: Play now!

Our Kimberly Schofield sat down with 103rd House District candidate Rob Meister to talk about issues surrounding the house race.

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Champaign County Auditor candidate George Danos

Champaign County Auditor candidate George Danos: Play now!

Tim Ditman sat down with Champaign County Auditor candidate George Danos to talk about issues surrounding the auditor race.

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Champaign County Auditor candidate John Farney

Champaign County Auditor candidate John Farney: Play now!

Tim Ditman sat down with Champaign County Auditor candidate John Farney to talk about issues surrounding the auditor race.

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