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Dold, Schneider debate headlines Lake Forest candidate event

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  • Brad Schneider and Robert Dold

      Brad Schneider and Robert Dold


Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Dold and Democratic challenger Brad Schneider will debate the issues facing 10th District voters Sunday in Lake Forest.

It's the only time Dold and Schneider will debate in public ahead of the Nov. 6 election. Other planned sessions are for television audiences.

Other political candidates will have time on the stage at Lake Forest High School, too.

The session will start at 1:30 p.m. at the school, 1285 N. McKinley Road. It's sponsored by three chapters of the League of Women Voters and other organizations.

After Dold and Schneider are done, the audience will hear from the two state Senate candidates, Democrat Julie Morrison and Republican Arie Friedman, who are running in the 29th District.

Democratic state House 58th District candidate Scott Drury and Republican rival Mark Shaw will go next.

Finally, the Lake County Board candidates in four eastern districts will take the stage.

They are: District 11 candidates Steve Mandel and Laura Lambrecht; District 12 candidate Mike Rummel; District 13 candidates Sandy Hart and David Barkhausen; and District 21 candidates Arlene Hickory and Ann Maine.

Doors will open at 1 p.m. The program will end at 5 p.m.

Five-minute intermissions will separate the debates.

Seating will be general admission.

The debates will be videotaped and shown on public access channel 17 and 19 in Lake Forest.

The video will be posted on the website and on YouTube.

Dold and Schneider will debate for ABC 7 cameras and the League of Women Voters on Oct. 13. The session will be streamed live online at and broadcast on TV the following day.

Dold and Schneider will debate for Fox Chicago News cameras in a session that will air at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 21.

Finally, WTTW's Chicago Tonight news program will host the candidates for a live forum set to air at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23.

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