Republican Rodney Davis of Taylorville and Democrat Ann Callis of Edwardsville, candidates for Congress in the 13th District, will meet in the WILL-TV studio for a debate hosted by Illinois Public Media in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Champaign County, the News-Gazette, WCIA3/WCIX49 and the NAACP of Champaign County.
WILL-TV, WILL-AM 580 and WILL-FM 90.9 will broadcast the hour-long debate live at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, as will WCIX-TV 49. WEIU-TV (Charleston) will air the recorded debate at 8 p.m. the same night.
WCIA news anchor Jennifer Roscoe will moderate, with questioning by a panel of journalists including Tom Kacich of the News-Gazette, and Illinois Public Media News reporter Hannah Meisel.
Join the conversation online about the debate. What questions would you like the candidates to answer? Tweet your questions ahead of the debate using the hashtag #IL13th2014.
Find out more about where the 13th District candidates stand on the issues from our Illinois Public Media News interviews with each.
The 13th Congressional District stretches from Champaign-Urbana west to the Mississippi River and to the Illinois suburbs of St. Louis.
WILL-TV will rebroadcast the debate at 11 pm Friday, Oct. 17, and 1 pm Sunday, Oct. 19.
WILL-AM 580 and WILL-FM 90.9 will broadcast another 13th District debate, hosted by WUIS-FM in Springfield, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21.