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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Candidate forum held for sheriff, state representative races

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor October 16, 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...

Terry Davis and Shirley Bell, discuss their campaign plans prior to the primary election for the 110th State District Representative, Thursday night in the Coleman Lecture Hall.

Bell, Davis discuss taxes during candidate forum

Olivia Swenson-Hultz, Associate News Editor March 6, 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...

Candidates for county clerk, county sheriff, state representative to speak at forum

Staff Report February 13, 2018

All candidates for the contested positions in the primary for Coles County Clerk, Coles County Sheriff and State Representative for the 110th District will speak at a candidates’ forum at the end of...

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...

Miller files paperwork to run for representative of the 110th district

Staff Report November 27, 2017

Oakland Resident Chris Miller, 63, officially made his bid for state representative in the 110th district Monday, filing the paperwork with the Illinois State Board of Elections to be a Republican candidate. Monday...

BOT member considering a run for rep, close to making decision

Cassie Buchman, Editor in Chief August 30, 2017

A member of Eastern’s Board of Trustees could potentially be running for office in the future, though he has yet to make a final decision. During a news conference reported on by the Herald and Review,...

Dennis Malak, Democratic candidate for Illinois’ 110th represenative district, sits next to an empty chair and answers questions from community members during a forum Wednesday at the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Reggie Phillips, the incumbent representative, was not in attendance.

Malak discusses platform, Phillips absent at forum

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter October 12, 2016

The candidate forum Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union allowed students, faculty, staff and community members to ask the candidates questions about their campaign and their plans...

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