WTVP - Debates
Episode #1205 - Illinois 17th Congressional District Candidate Debate
Candidates for the Illinois 17th US Congressional District
Candidates for the Illinois 17th US Congressional District
Congressman Bobby Schilling
Congressman Bobby Schilling
Cheri Bustos
Cheri Bustos
H Wayne Wilson, ModeratorIn partnership with the League of Women Voters and the Institute for Principled Leadership in Public Service at Bradley University, WTVP hosted a live debate between the candidates vying for the IL 17th Congressional District seat-incumbent Bobby Schilling-R and challenger Cheri Bustos-D-scheduled on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 8 p.m.

The debate was broadcast live in the Peoria area on WTVP and WCBU 89.9FM Peoria Public Radio. It was also broadcast in the Quad Cities on WQPT-TV and WVIK-FM, and nationally on C-SPAN. The program was also streamed live online and archived here at www.wtvp.org.

Moderator for the evening was WTVP Public Affairs Consultant H Wayne Wilson. Panelists were Alex Rusciano, news reporter for WCBU-FM Peoria Public radio, Herb Trix, news director for WVIK-FM Augustana Public Radio in Rock Island, and Camille Ivy-O'Donnell, a journalism student at Bradley University.

The online video of the Debate is no longer available.
Original Air Date(s): 10/25/2012
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