Undecided? Share your thoughts and watch Thursday's debate


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Originally Posted Online: Oct. 09, 2012, 5:27 pm
Last Updated: Oct. 09, 2012, 11:25 pm
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Are you undecided about whom you will vote for in the 17th Congressional District race between Rep. Bobby Schilling, R-Colona, and his Democrat opponent, Cheri Bustos, of East Moline?

If so, on what will you base your decision come Election Day?

To share your thoughts, send an email to press@qconline.com.

Also, be sure to watch the live debate between the candidates at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on WQAD News 8 and at QCOnline.com/live, which will include a simultaneous live blog. The debate is being presented by WQAD and The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus.

















 



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