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 ...

Bell, Davis discuss taxes during candidate forum

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.

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...

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 the month. Sponsored by the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce, the forum is set for 5:30 p.m. Feb....

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...

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

Staff Report

November 28, 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 was the first day candidates could file to have their names in March’s primary elections....

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, trustee Dan Caulkins confirmed his interest in running for state Rep. Bill Mitchell’s seat in ...

Malak discusses platform, Phillips absent at forum

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.

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 if elected. Bailey Young, history professor and member of University Professionals of Illinois, said...

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