WSIU to air Gubernatorial debate

By Sarah Gardner

SIU’s WSIU Public Broadcasting stations 91.9 FM and Channel 8, will present the Illinois Gubernatorial Debate live on Thursday.

Incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, of Chicago and Republican nominee Bruce Rauner of Winnetka will go head to head at 8 p.m.

The one-hour debate is sponsored regionally by Forbes Financial Group, and will be aired on WSIU Public Radio as well as other public media stations around the state. It can also be viewed online at


The public is invited to submit questions in advance to be considered through the WTVP website at

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