State News
7:22 am
Mon September 16, 2013

GOP gubernatorial candidates face off in Champaign Co. straw poll

The Champaign County Republican Party’s annual Fall Festival included a straw poll for each of the candidates seeking the GOP nomination for governor of Illinois.
Credit Sean Powers / IPR/WILL

The Republican Primary for Illinois governor doesn’t happen until early next year, but Sunday voters in Champaign County heard from all four candidates and chose their favorite in a straw poll. As Illinois Public Radio’s Sean Powers reports, party faithfuls also had the chance to reflect on the GOP’s vision.