League of Women Voters to host candidate forums Oct. 20

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Submitted by League of Women Voters
Updated 10/9/2018 9:31 PM

The League of Women Voters will hold candidate forums for five contested races on Saturday, Oct. 20, beginning at 9 a.m.

The forums will take place at the Wilmette Village Hall, 1220 Wilmette Ave. in Wilmette.

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The event is co-sponsored by the Evanston, Glenview/ Glencoe, Wilmette and Winnetka-Northfield-Kenilworth Leagues.

The forums will begin at 9 a.m. with candidates Jan Schakowsky and John D. Elleson for the 9th Congressional District.

At 10 a.m., 13th District Cook County Commissioner candidates Larry Suffredin and Chris Hanusia and 14th District Cook County Commissioner candidates Scott Britton and Gregg Goslin will respond to questions.

Candidates for the 17th State Representative District Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz and Peter Lee and candidates for the 18th State Representative District Robyn Gabel and Julie Cho will follow in a forum at 11:10 a.m.

The public will be able to submit written questions for the candidates at the forum.

Questions regarding the forum can be referred to (847) 828-3671.

Questions regarding general election issues, voting districts and candidates can be answered at www.cookcountyclerk.com or by calling the County Clerk's office at (312) 603-5656.

The League of Women Voters, a national nonpartisan political organization dedicated to promoting the active and informed participation of citizens in government, sponsors this event as a service to the community. The League of Women Voters neither endorses nor opposes candidates for public office.

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