Eric Jakobsson, a U of I professor, Urbana City Council member, and spouse of outgoing State Representative Naomi Jakobsson, chats with Rebecah as part of Smile Politely's ongoing series on local public officials.
The primary election is still a few weeks away, but the race for Illinois’s 13th Congressional District has been going strong for months. We sit down with Ann Callis to discuss the upcoming race.
Cassidy discusses the Yes! for Independent Maps campaign, and the ins and outs of the redistricting process in Illinois.
In the next installment of our series, Urbana City Council member Bill Brown talks about his first year on council.
Deb Frank Feinen chats about her political background and views in our newest installment of our City Council series.
Rebecah chats with Champaign City Council member Karen Foster about local politics.
In the first installment of our series with Champaign and Urbana City Council members, we speak with Mayor Don Gerard to kick things off.
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