Statewide: Interview With Gov. Bruce Rauner; Young Election Judges; Snapchat Surgery

Nov 2, 2018

Governor Bruce Rauner explains why he thinks he deserves a second term in office. You might see some young faces at the polling places Election Day, working as election judges.  We'll also learn how Snapchat technology is being used in the medical field. That and more on this week's show.  

Statewide, with host Sean Crawford, brings you reports and conversations from in and around Illinois.


The lineup for this episode:

* Jaclyn Driscoll talks with Dr. Greg Mishkel of Springfield's Prairie Heart Institute about a new app to keep families better informed about the care of their loved ones.

* Sean Crawford interviews Tara McClellan McAndrew, who wrote about a woman who lived as a man during the Civil War and for decades after.

* Lee Gaines of Illinois Newsroom examines the lack of LGBTQ-inclusive sex education in schools. 

* Niala Boodhoo talks with Republican Governor Bruce Rauner.

* Rachel Otwell has our Illinois Issues report, focusing on the difficulties third parties face in gaining traction with voters.

* Mary Hansen tells us about an effort to get more election judges by utilizing high school students.

* Linda Lutton of WBEZ lays out a new labeling system for schools in Illinois, designed to show success and failure.