Civics Awareness Series welcomes statehouse reporter for Election Day recap
Cantigny Park and Leagues of Women Voters of Roselle-Bloomingdale, Central Kane County, Glen Ellyn, Naperville, and Wheaton invite the public to their next Civic Awareness Series program at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10.
The League of Women Voters welcomes Peter Hancock of Capitol News to discuss the aftermath of Election Day. With the representatives chosen, what does the future look like for DuPage County and Illinois?
The program will be held in the Le Jardin room at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Road in Wheaton, or virtually via Zoom.
Register at cantigny.org to participate via Zoom. This program includes built-in closed captioning through Zoom.
Hancock joined the Capitol News Illinois team as a reporter in January 2019.
Before that, he covered Kansas state government for much of the past two decades.
For the previous four years, Hancock had been the statehouse reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World. He provided year-round daily coverage of the Kansas Statehouse, state government, appellate courts, elections, and Kansas' congressional delegation.
Hancock spent eight years as a statehouse reporter for Kansas Public Radio, and with the Kansas Health Policy Authority and the Kansas Education Policy Report.
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During the presentation, virtual participants can use the Q&A button located at the bottom of the Zoom screen.
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy and does not support or oppose any political parties or candidates. With over 100 years of experience and more than 800 local and state affiliations, the League is one of America's most trusted grassroots organizations. Membership in the League is open to people ages 16 or older.
Cantigny Park, part of the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation, is the 500-acre estate of Robert R. McCormick (1880-1955), long-time editor and publisher of the Chicago Tribune. It is home to the McCormick House, First Division Museum, formal gardens, picnic grounds, walking trails, and a Visitors Center with banquet and meeting facilities, café, gift shop, and theater. More information is online at Cantigny.org, including hours, directions, and upcoming events.