League of Women Voters to Host Candidate Forums
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL (September 11, 2018) --
Voters have a chance to hear from local candidates on three separate dates this October during candidate forums co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Palatine and the League of Women Voters Arlington Heights-Mount Prospect-Buffalo Grove.
All forums are free and open to the public. The events allow candidates to present their position and encourage an informed and educated electoral process. The following is a list of dates and locations:
Saturday, October 6 -- 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington
IL Representative 51st District - Mary Edly-Allen (D) and Helene Miller Walsh (R)
IL. State Senator District 26 - Tom Georges (D) and Dan McConchie (R)
IL 6th Congressional District - Sean Casten (D) and Peter J. Roskam (R)*
*Peter Roskam has been invited, but has not confirmed his participation in the event. Per forum rules, if he does not show up Sean Casten will not be allowed to participate.
Sunday, October 14 -- 1-6 p.m.
Arlington Heights Memorial Library, 500 N. Dunton, Arlington Heights
IL Representative 54th District -Tom Morrison (R) and Maggie Trevor (D)
IL Representative 53rd District - Eddie Corrigan (R) and Mark Walker (D)
IL State Senator District 27 - Ann Gillespie (D) and Tom Rooney (R)
IL 9th Congressional District - John Elleson (R) and Jan Schakowsky (D)
Saturday, Oct. 20 -- 1-4 p.m.
Schaumburg Township Library District, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg
IL Rep. 56th District -Jillian Rose Bernas (R) and Michelle Mussman (D)
IL 8th Congressional District - Jitendra "JD" Diganvker (R) and Raja Krishnamoorthi (D)
Cook County Commissioner District 15 - Kevin B. Morrison (D) and Tim Schneider (R)
For information about these upcoming candidate forums visit lwvahforums.com.
League of Women Voters is a non-partisan organization that encourages the informed and active participation of citizens in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Membership in the League of Women Voters, one of the most respected and effective grassroots organizations in the country, is open to anyone. Our members make a visible difference by serving as community leaders who use their experience to create positive, lasting change in our communities.