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Meet the Candidates
Thursdays at 7 pm

Meet the Candidates features interviews with candidates running for Illinois state, House and Senate races. Guests will discuss key issues impacting Illinois voters such as the economy, the environment, education and public health. This series is produced in partnership with the League of Women Voters.

Meet the Candidates will air Thursdays at 7pm beginning April 14th through June 16th. Episodes will air on the WSIU TV stations (WSIU 8.1, WUSI 16.1, WSEC 14.1, WQEC 27.1 & WMEC 22.1) and be available to stream online the following day at pbs.org.

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April 14-28
May 5th
May 12th
May 19th
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Tune in May 19th for the candidates from Illinois House District 95 and 104.

April 14-28

April 14 at 7pm: House 117
Rep. Patrick Windhorst (R) and Ron Ellis (R)

April 14 at 7:30pm: House 118
Rep. Paul Jacobs (R) and Aaron Smith (R)

April 21 at 7pm: Senate 58
Sen. Terri Bryant (R)

April 21 at 7:30 pm: House 96
Prescott Paulin (R) and Lisa Smith (R)

April 28 at 7pm: Senate 59
Sen. Dale Fowler (R)

April 28 at 7:30 pm: House 100
Rep. CD Davidsmeyer (R)

May 5th

Starting at 7 pm:
May 5: House 115
Rep. David Friess (R)

May 5: House 116
Rep. Dave Severin (R)

May 12th

Starting at 7 pm:
May 12: Senate 48
Sen. Doris Turner (D)

May 12: Senate 54
Sen. Steve McClure (R) and Don DeBolt (R)

May 19th

Starting at 7 pm:
May 19: House District 95
Rep. (R) Tim Butler and Candidate (R) Kent Gray

May 19: House District 104
Rep. (R) Mike Marron and (D) Candidate Cindy Cunningham