18th District Congressional Debate: LaHood v Mellon

A special election is being held to fill the vacancy in Illinois’ 18th Dist congressional seat that was left open by the resignation of Aaron Schock. In this hour-long debate, Republican candidate Darin LaHood and his Democratic opponent, Rob Mellon, answer questions posed by three journalists working in the district. This debate was held in the home of the Springfield Journal-Register newspaper. This is the only congressional election being held in 2015. The election will be held Sept 10th.