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Thursday, October 18 2012, 09:56 PM CDT
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CHAMPAIGN--Champaign County voters got a chance to get their questions answered by local politicians running for office.  The first of two candidate forums sponsored by the Women's League of Voters was held tonight at the Champaign City Building. Candidates for the 103rd District of the Illinois House, Naomi Jakobbson and Rob Meister kicked things off Thursday night, both giving an opening statement and then addressing questions from the audience.

"We want to help them be informed with what their constituents are concerned about and this is one of the many ways they can," said Champaign County League of Women Voters member Deborah Rugg.

"It's really important to be informed about the candidates we're voting for that will effect our community," said voter Claire Johnson.

A second  forum featuring candidates for four county-wide offices will be held October 24th from seven until nine at the Champaign City Building. It's open to the public.Candidate Forum

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