WSIU Election 2014 Specials

Sep 25, 2014

WSIU is proud to present a wide variety of Election 2014 specials this fall.

WSIU-TV & Radio will broadcast two, 90-minute 12th Congressional Debates and a one-hour Gubernatorial Debate between Democratic Governor Pat Quinn of Chicago and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner of Winnetka.   WSIU’s Jak Tichenor, host of the Illinois Lawmakers series, will moderate the Congressional Debates and will serve as a panelist for the Gubernatorial Debate.

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Thursday, September 25 - WSIU InFocus: 115th House District: Bill Kilquist (D-Carbondale) and  Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro).  On WSIU-TV: 9:30pm (repeats 9/26, 5pm; 9/28, 1:30pm; 10/9, 9pm)

Monday, September 29 - 115th House District. Bill Kilquist (D-Carbondale) and  Terri Bryant (R-Murphysboro). Gary Shepherd (G-Carbondale) will make a short statement. On WSIU RADIO (and 8pm

Wednesday, October 8 - 12th Congressional District Debate, Marion. Bill Enyart (D-Belleville), Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro), and Paula Bradshaw (G-Carbondale). On WSIU RADIO: LIVE at 7pm from the Marion Civic Center in Marion, Ill.

Thursday, October 9 - Illinois Gubernatorial Debate, WTVP Peoria. Pat Quinn (D-Chicago), Bruce Rauner (R-Winnetka). On WSIU-TV & WSIU RADIO: LIVE at 8pm

Thursday, October 9 - 12th Congressional District Debate, Marion. Bill Enyart (D-Belleville), Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro), and Paula Bradshaw (G-Carbondale). On WSIU-TV: 9:30pm (recorded 10/8 at the Marion Civic Center in Marion, Ill.) (repeats 10/12, 3:30pm)

Wednesday, October 29 - Chicago Tonight U.S. Senate Debate, WTTW Chicago. Dick Durbin (D-Springfield), Jim Oberweis (R-Sugar Grove). On WSIU-TV & WSIU RADIO: LIVE at 7pm from WTTW Chicago TV Studios

Thursday, October 30 - 12th Congressional District Debate, Belleville. Bill Enyart (D-Belleville), Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro), and Paula Bradshaw (G-Carbondale). On WSIU-TV: 7pm (recorded 10/29 at Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill.) (repeats 11/2, 4pm)

Tuesday, November 3 - 12th Congressional District Debate, Belleville. Bill Enyart (D-Belleville), Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro), and Paula Bradshaw (G-Carbondale). On WSIU RADIO: 8pm (recorded 10/29 at Lindenwood University in Belleville, Ill.)

TV Broadcast Repeats on WSIU WORLD (WSIU-TV 8.2/WUSI-TV 16.2)

12th District Debate, Marion: 10/9, 11:30pm; 10/10, 10:30pm; 10/11, 9:30pm; 10/12, 8:30pm

12th District Debate, Belleville: 10/30 & 10/31, 10pm; 11/2, 10:30pm

Illinois Gubernatorial Debate: 10/9, 10pm; 10/10, 9pm; 10/11, 8pm; 10/12, 7pm

WSIU InFocus: 115th House District: 9/27, 4pm; 9/28, 8pm; 9/29, 5pm; 10/9, 11pm

WSIU-TV & WSIU Radio Local Election Reports

Monday-Thursday, 5pm: WSIU-TV River Region Evening Edition, through 11/4; Weekdays during Morning Edition & All Things Considered: WSIU Radio Local News Breaks, through 11/4; Tuesday, November 4: Election Night Coverage on WSIU-TV River Region Evening Edition & WSIU Radio Local News

Broadcast schedule subject to change. Check for updates on the air, online at, and on WSIU-TV and WSIU Radio’s Facebook and Twitter pages.