Meet candidates for state House Dist. 45 at League of Women Voters forum Sept. 16

  • Challenger Seth Lewis, left, of Bartlett and incumbent Diane Pappas of Itasca, candidates for the Illinois House District 45 seat in November.

    Challenger Seth Lewis, left, of Bartlett and incumbent Diane Pappas of Itasca, candidates for the Illinois House District 45 seat in November.

 
Submitted by League of Women Voters Roselle/Bloomingdale
Updated 9/9/2020 6:31 PM

The League of Women Voters Roselle/Bloomingdale will present a virtual candidate forum at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, via Zoom.

The forum will feature Diane Pappas and Seth Lewis, candidates for the contested Illinois House of Representative District 45 race.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Zahra Suratwala is the only candidate for the contested DuPage County District 1 seat who responded to the invitation so according to the League's "Empty Chair Debate" policy, she will be given three minutes to introduce herself at 7:20 p.m.

This virtual event is an opportunity for voters to meet, ask questions, and learn more about the credentials and platforms of these candidates.

All League candidate forums are impartially moderated with questions submitted by the audience and the League.

Members of the public are encouraged to email questions for the candidates to lwvrbmail@gmail.com by 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15.

This League event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the League's events and monthly meetings or to become a member of the League of Women Voters of Roselle/Bloomingdale, visit www.lwvrb.org or contact Roberta Borrino at (630) 283-2894.

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Formed in 2012, the League of Women Voters of Roselle/Bloomingdale provides information on topics that impact our local, state and federal government.

The League works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.

For 100 years, the League of Women Voters has worked to empower voters and defend democracy. With more than 800 active Leagues in all 50 states, dedicated League members and volunteers conduct nonpartisan voter registration, education, and mobilization year-round.

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