The Vermilion County Democratic Party is sponsoring a debate on for candidates in the 15th congressional district race. It will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18th at the Bremer Hall Theater at Danville Area Community College. Democratic candidates Kevin Gaither, John Hursey Jr., Craig Morton and Erika Weaver are expected to attend. County board member Phearn Butler will moderate. Candidates will be asked questions covering topics such as health care, economy, environment, labor relations, whistleblowers, violence, and foreign policy. Audience members will be encouraged to submit their own questions.
The 15th congressional district spans all or parts of 33 counties in east central and southern Illinois.