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Senator Dick Durbin and Senator Candidate Sheila Simon stopped by SIU yesterday to speak with students about early voting. Students at SIU have the opportunity to vote at the student center and a few other locations on campus. More than 50 students attended the event that took place in Morris Library. State and Federal Officials also spoke to students about the monetary award program. The program offers federal assistance to low-income students attending college.