Democratic candidate David Gill and Republican candidate Rodney Davis, who are vying for Illinois’s 13th Congressional District seat, will take part in a debate at Illinois State University on October 17, 2012, leading up to the November 6 election.
The debate is being sponsored by Illinois State’s American Democracy Project, Phi Sigma Alpha, McLean County Chamber of Commerce, League of Women Voters, and ISU’s Student Government Association. The debate will be moderated by Robert Rees (Cities 92.9 radio), Dr. Bob Bradley (Emeritus Professor of Politics and Government), and Andrew Manno (ISU’s Student Government Association President).
The debate will take place at 6 p.m. in the Brown Ballroom of Illinois State’s Bone Student Center. The event is free and open to the public.
The American Democracy Project is dedicated to educating students on responsible civic and political engagement. Illinois State was selected along with 10 other campuses nationwide as model political engagement institutions by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) in 2006 and received the national Program of Excellence Award for Political Engagement in 2011.
For more information about the 13th Congressional District Debate, please contact Erik Rankin, email@example.com. For more information about the American Democracy Project, please contact Dr. Steve Hunt: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit Illinois State’s ADP website at http://americandemocracy.illinoisstate.edu.