The Daily Eastern News

Candidate forum held for sheriff, state representative races

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

October 17, 2018

The Charleston and Mattoon Chambers of Commerce held a candidate forum for the Coles County sheriff race and the 110th District State Representative race Tuesday night. Four candidates were invited to speak at the forum, including Greg Voudrie (Democratic candidate for sheriff), Jim Rankin (Republican ...

Glenn Poshard endorses Shirley Bell at fundraising event

Glenn Poshard endorses Shirley Bell at fundraising event

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

July 17, 2018

Glenn Poshard, a former Illinois State Senator and U.S. Congressman, endorsed Shirley Bell, who is the democratic candidate running for the 110th district state representative seat, Tuesday night during a meet the candidate event at the Burgess Osborne Auditorium in Mattoon. Poshard called Bell a “good candidate,”...

Know before you vote: The candidates for state representative of the 110th district

Know before you vote: The candidates for state representative of the 110th district

Cassie Buchman, Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018

Shirley Bell (D) Shirley Bell is running unopposed to be the Democratic nominee for state representative of the 110th district. Bell is a retired communication studies professor from Eastern. “After retiring, two things were major motivators in my decision (to run),” Bell said. “One was the...

Bell, Davis discuss taxes during candidate forum

Bell, Davis discuss taxes during candidate forum

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor

March 7, 2018

Shirley Bell, a candidate for the democratic nomination for state representative for the 110th District, and Terry Davis, a candidate for the republican nomination for the state representative, discussed their stance on taxes and the legalization of marijuana during a candidate forum in Coleman Hall...

2 candidates for state representative of 110th district endorsed for primary election

Staff Report

January 16, 2018

Two candidates for state representative of the 110th district, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, have been endorsed in time for the upcoming March primary election. Shirley Bell, running in the Democratic primary, is being endorsed by the Illinois AFL-CIO, and Chris Miller, running for the...

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