Eric Thorsland is running for one of two seats on the Champaign County Board representing District one. He is funding his campaign with donated scrap metals from many of his supporters, making Eric a recycled candidate who is not the incumbent. Eric is having a big fund drive kick off Monday June 2nd at 7:30am at his farm located at 480 County Road 2500 N. Mahomet Il. You are welcome to come meet Eric and some of his supporters then, as we pile the scrap as high as we can to start of Eric’s fund drive.
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There will be a candidate’s forum for the office of Champaign County State’s Attorney this Wednesday, January 30, 2008. The forum will be held at 6:00pm in the University of Illinois Law School Auditorum, which is located at 504 E. Pennsylvania Ave. in Champaign.
All three candidates currently running in the February 5th primary are scheduled to attend. These include:
- Alfred Ivy
- Janie Miller-Jones
- Julia Rietz
Ivy & Rietz are running against each other in the Democratic primary. The winner will face Republican Miller-Jones in the November 4th general election. Julia Rietz currently holds the office of State’s Attorney for Champaign County.
This candidate’s forum is sponsored by the University of Illinois Law School Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).