U.S. House 6th District candidate forum set for Sept. 21

Join a virtual candidate forum for Illinois 6th Congressional District from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21. It will feature incumbent Sean Casten and challengers Jeanne Ives and Bill Redpath. This Zoom forum is hosted by a coalition of 10 League of Women Voters' chapters from the Illinois 6th District.

Register in advance at for the Zoom event.

The 6th District includes parts of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake and McHenry counties.

Capacity is limited. The event will be recorded and available for later viewing.

All candidate forums are run by trained, nonpartisan moderators. Equal time is given to all candidates to answer each question. The candidates will have two minutes to present an opening statement, in turn, alphabetically.

Questions will be vetted in advance by the League for appropriateness and relevance from those solicited from League members as well as community members and nonpartisan groups.

The moderator will ask questions in rotation so that each candidate will have the opportunity to be the first to answer.

Candidates will have an equal and predetermined amount of time to answer each question.

After the questions are completed, each candidate will have two minutes to provide a closing statement, in turn, alphabetically. No surrogates are permitted to participate.

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