Tom Kacich

Tom Kacich

Tom Kacich | Rep. Davis, Londrigan, allies not letting up

Although a recently completed New York Times poll gives U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, a 5 percentage point lead over Democrat Betsy Dirksen Londrigan in the 13th Congressional District race, Davis and his partners at the Congressional Leadership PAC are taking no chances.

Davis, Londrigan spar on agriculture, trade at Decatur debate

DECATUR — U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville, and his Democratic challenger, Betsy Dirksen Londrigan, trod new turf in their third debate Monday night at Millikin University, setting themselves apart not only on health care and tax reform but also on trade issues.

Tom Kacich | Outsiders spending heavily on 13th District race

Only voters in central Illinois get to choose the next U.S. representative for the state's 13th Congressional District, but people all over the country want to influence the choice.

Tom Kacich | County clerk contest unusually flush with funding

This year's race for Champaign County clerk appears to be a record-breaker.

The two candidates — Democrat Aaron Ammons and Republican Matt Grandone — already have raised at least $94,320 since August 2017 and are virtually assured of clearing the $100,000 mark.

ELECTION 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: 13th Congressional District

Illinois' 13th Congressional District covers a large swath of the central part of the state, stretching from Bloomington-Normal on the north to the St. Louis suburb of Glen Carbon on the south and from the Missouri state line on the west to Champaign-Urbana on the east.

Tom Kacich | Champaign County usually outlier in 13th District vote

There's a feeling among some local Democrats that this is the year that three-term Republican Congressman Rodney Davis can be defeated, based on an unpopular Republican president, an unpopular Republican governor and Davis' own missteps, particularly his refusal to hold town hall meetings with constituents.

ELECTION 2018 QUESTIONNAIRES: Champaign County Board District 10 (four-year term)

Champaign County Board District 10 covers the eastern half of Urbana and extends southeastward into unincorporated parts of the county, stretching from the University Avenue exit on Interstate 74 on the north to Old Church Road on the south, and from Race Street on the west to County Road 1800 E on the east. A map from the Champaign County Clerk's Office is below: